Limiting food intake leads to the conversion of white fat cells into more metabolically active brown fat cells through an immune response, a mouse study shows.
July 1, 2015|
Disease eradication in the 21st century
June 25, 2015|
Researchers have found the New Guinea flatworm, one of the world’s most invasive species, in Florida, putting native ecosystems at serious risk.
May 11, 2015|
Researchers identify people by the unique combinations of microbes found in and on their bodies.
May 3, 2015|
Species die-offs are expected to accelerate as greenhouse gases accumulate, according to a meta-analysis.
April 24, 2015|
One study shows the insects prefer food laced with pesticides, while another adds to the evidence that the chemicals are harmful to some pollinators.
March 1, 2015|
Evolving Ourselves, The Man Who Touched His Own Heart, Bats, and The Invaders
January 1, 2015|
Chinese farmers’ efforts at rearing wild animals may benefit conservation and reduce human health risks.
December 22, 2014|
Citizen-scientist data obtained through the U.K.’s National Bat Monitoring Programme show that populations of 10 bat species have stabilized or are growing.
December 17, 2014|
Microbial species found in pubic hair samples could help track down criminals.
December 1, 2014|
Researchers are turning to venom peptides to protect crops from their most devastating pests.