Ethical issues attend the creation of animal-human chimeras.
July 1, 2015|
Nutrient levels in soil don’t add up when food chains combine.
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.
May 14, 2015|
Artificially extended days cause mice to gain fat and alter the function of their brown fat, a study shows.
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.
April 7, 2015|
Transplanting energy-burning brown fat can prevent excess weight gain in a mouse model of obesity.
March 18, 2015|
Post-publication peer reviewers had questioned data about the supposed fat-browning enzyme from the get-go.
March 1, 2015|
Evolving Ourselves, The Man Who Touched His Own Heart, Bats, and The Invaders
January 28, 2015|
A small study finds that an approved medication increases metabolic rate and the activity of thermogenic brown fat in men.