February 13, 2014|
A round-up of recent discoveries in behavior research
January 24, 2014|
Mistimed sleep disrupts human transcriptome; canine tumor genome; de novo Drosophila genes; UVA light lowers blood pressure; aquatic microfauna fight frog-killing fungus
January 21, 2014|
A virus that causes blight in plants may contribute the catastrophic decline of honeybee colonies.
January 20, 2014|
Mature trees soak up more CO2 than younger ones, a study shows, overturning a bit of botanical dogma.
January 14, 2014|
Researchers are now spotting fewer cases of imposex—in which female sea snails develop male sexual organs—as a result of a chemical ban instituted in 2008.
January 13, 2014|
As populations of top predators decline in ecosystems the world over, researchers chart the widespread effects.
January 9, 2014|
A marine bacterium generates contractile structures that are essential for the metamorphosis of a tubeworm.
January 8, 2014|
Related substrains of the Black 6 lab mouse carry key genetic polymorphisms, including one that has a dramatic effect on the rodents’ responses to cocaine.
December 17, 2013|
Water samples collected from natural gas extraction sites in Colorado contain hormone-disrupting chemicals linked to birth defects, infertility, and cancer.
December 1, 2013|
Joel Cohen uses the tools of mathematics to deconstruct questions of life.