June 12, 2014|
A round-up of recent discoveries in behavior research
June 4, 2014|
A study documents boys with autism who were exposed to elevated levels of testosterone, cortisol, and other hormones in utero.
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.
May 8, 2014|
Running causes rodents to forget their fears in part because of increased hippocampal neurogenesis, a study shows.
May 1, 2014|
A symbiotic relationship between squid and bacteria provides an alternative explanation for bacterial sheathed flagella.
April 21, 2014|
Insects in Brazil go beyond simple behavioral sex-role reversal. In these animals, the females use an erectile organ to penetrate the male’s genital chamber.
April 14, 2014|
Doctors implant custom-made organs, built from a tissue sample and a biodegradable scaffold, into four female patients born with underdeveloped or missing vaginas.
April 2, 2014|
Researchers complete an atlas depicting gene expression across the developing human brain.
March 26, 2014|
New research suggests that the wooly beasts may have succumbed to a shrinking gene pool or intense environmental pressures as their species went extinct.