July 17, 2014|
A round-up of recent discoveries in behavior research
July 3, 2014|
Adult sickle-cell patients have safely stopped taking their immunosuppressant medication thanks to a new type of blood stem-cell transplant.
July 1, 2014|
A mysterious iridovirus outbreak in a lab colony of crickets reveals the virus’s ability to spur increased sexual activity.
July 1, 2014|
Across the animal kingdom, dominance isn’t the only way for a male to score. Colluding, sneaking around, or cross-dressing can work, too.
June 22, 2014|
ASC specks—protein aggregations that drive inflammation—are released from dying immune cells, expanding the reach of a defense response.
June 9, 2014|
Humans and coral share a cell-death pathway that has been conserved between them for more than half a billion years.
June 1, 2014|
In Chapter 3, "On the Inebriation of Elephants," author Robert Dudley considers whether tales of tipsy pachyderms and bombed baboons have any basis in scientific truth.
May 24, 2014|
Gerald Edelman, who broke new ground in two distinct fields of life science, has passed away at age 84.
May 15, 2014|
Researchers uncover a self-recognition mechanism that prevents octopus limbs from becoming entangled, despite their powerful suction.
May 14, 2014|
Researchers reveal a group of neurons in the mouse brain that mediate a male’s instincts to either eat or nurture pups.