How male and female brains diverge is a hotly debated topic, but the study of model organisms points to differences that cannot be ignored.
June 12, 2014|
A round-up of recent discoveries in behavior research
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.
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.
February 24, 2014|
Scientists identify hippocampal neurons involved in encoding fear in mice.
February 5, 2014|
A new survey shows that scientists are perusing the literature less now than they have annually for 35 years.
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.
January 1, 2014|
Researchers uncover an unprecedented relationship between morels and bacteria. But can it be called agriculture?