February 13, 2014|
A round-up of recent discoveries in behavior research
February 7, 2014|
Federal stem cell regulations vary; Salmonella exploit host immune system; microglia help maintain synaptic connections; prosthesis re-creates feeling of touch
February 6, 2014|
Salmonella enterica can exploit a standard immune response in mice to promote its own growth.
February 3, 2014|
Female spiders prefer gifts from males to be wrapped in silk.
February 2, 2014|
Without microglia to pluck off unwanted synapses in early life, mouse brains develop with weaker connections, leading to altered social behavior.
January 29, 2014|
Isabella Rossellini explores nature’s kinky side in a one-woman show.
January 20, 2014|
Injection of microscopic particles of a plastic-like material protects mice from cardiac tissue damage following heart attack.
January 17, 2014|
Birds flying in V formations coordinate their position and flapping in ways predicted to maximize energy conservation.
January 16, 2014|
Ant, bee, and wasp queens emit a similar class of pheromones that sterilize their workers, hinting at a shared ancestry for these chemicals.