Academic research could be strengthened by thinking more and doing less.
November 1, 2012|
From basic research to beneficial therapies
October 24, 2012|
Swapping chromosomes from one human egg to another could eliminate mitochondrial DNA mutations that cause disease.
October 12, 2012|
Keith Campbell, a biologist who was part of the effort to clone Dolly the sheep, has passed away at the age of 58.
October 1, 2012|
Laboratory-raised populations of dung beetles reveal a mother's extragenetic influence on the physiques of her sons.
September 17, 2012|
Mice raised in isolation from their mothers developed cognitive deficits similar to those of babies raised in orphanages where physical contact is infrequent.
September 10, 2012|
The United Kingdom government has devoted £10 million towards the goal of making all of the research it funds open access by next spring.
September 1, 2012|
The brain’s phagocytes follow an ATP bread trail laid down by calcium waves to the site of damage.
August 28, 2012|
As a new age in scholarly publishing dawns, improved standards for openness in communicating scientific information promise to eliminate biases and publication delays.
August 15, 2012|
A single-celled relative of animals forms colonies when exposed to a bacterial product, hinting at the possible origins of multicellularity.
August 6, 2012|
Open-access journals are reaching the same quality levels as their subscription counterparts.