July 1, 2015|
Disease eradication in the 21st century
June 25, 2015|
Researchers have found the New Guinea flatworm, one of the world’s most invasive species, in Florida, putting native ecosystems at serious risk.
June 10, 2015|
Scientists inject flexible, electronic mesh structures into mouse brains to track neurons in real time.
May 19, 2015|
They aren't neurons, but in rats, glial cells in the brain called astrocytes (red) play a major role in repetitive motions like chewing and breathing.
May 3, 2015|
Species die-offs are expected to accelerate as greenhouse gases accumulate, according to a meta-analysis.
April 24, 2015|
One study shows the insects prefer food laced with pesticides, while another adds to the evidence that the chemicals are harmful to some pollinators.
March 1, 2015|
Evolving Ourselves, The Man Who Touched His Own Heart, Bats, and The Invaders
February 11, 2015|
Researchers uncover one way capsaicin—the spicy compound found in chili peppers—provides pain relief.
January 1, 2015|
Chinese farmers’ efforts at rearing wild animals may benefit conservation and reduce human health risks.
December 22, 2014|
Citizen-scientist data obtained through the U.K.’s National Bat Monitoring Programme show that populations of 10 bat species have stabilized or are growing.