Caffeine-producing plants use three different biochemical pathways and two different enzyme families to make the same molecule.
May 15, 2012|
A round-up of recent discoveries in behavior research
May 14, 2012|
Programs that provide sustainable certification for fisheries may be too generous with their accreditation.
May 10, 2012|
Floating pools of plastic debris in the Pacific offer more surfaces for marine insects to lay eggs.
May 1, 2012|
A new brown tree snake control strategy takes to the skies as scientists scatter toxic rodents over Guam’s forest canopy.
April 26, 2012|
A population of neurons in pigeon brains encodes direction, intensity, and polarity of the Earth’s magnetic field.
April 19, 2012|
Living cells escaping from Antarctic glaciers could speed global warming and affect marine life.
April 17, 2012|
Satellites are used to count the number of penguins living in Antarctica.
April 13, 2012|
Editors at 23 scientific journals demand validation of nearly 200 studies authored by a Japanese anesthesiologist.
April 10, 2012|
Social insect soldiers not only protect the colony from insect invasions; some also secrete strong antifungal compounds to kill microscopic enemies.