March 27, 2014|
A round-up of recent discoveries in behavior research
March 19, 2014|
Exposure to vitamin A in the womb influences immune system development and lifelong ability to fight infections, a mouse study shows.
February 24, 2014|
Scientists identify hippocampal neurons involved in encoding fear in mice.
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 5, 2014|
A new survey shows that scientists are perusing the literature less now than they have annually for 35 years.
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 20, 2014|
Injection of microscopic particles of a plastic-like material protects mice from cardiac tissue damage following heart attack.
January 7, 2014|
Shortly after demonstrating dung beetles’ ability to navigate by the stars, researchers in Sweden provide evidence that the insects can also use the sun to find their way.
January 2, 2014|
A new, two-part TV series to be aired on BBC1 includes video of dolphins playing with toxic puffer fish—possibly to get intoxicated.