Ethical issues attend the creation of animal-human chimeras.
July 1, 2015|
Nutrient levels in soil don’t add up when food chains combine.
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 15, 2015|
Drosophila exhibit component behaviors of the fear response, suggesting that researchers might use the model organisms to investigate the neural underpinnings of the emotion.
May 3, 2015|
Species die-offs are expected to accelerate as greenhouse gases accumulate, according to a meta-analysis.
April 30, 2015|
Three studies identify roles for N6-methyladenosine in algae, worms, and flies.
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.
April 8, 2015|
Drosophila develop preferences for healthy foods that can be disrupted by overfeeding, a study suggests.
April 6, 2015|
A tumor-secreted protein interferes with insulin signaling to cause cancer-linked muscle wasting in fruit flies.
March 19, 2015|
A powerful new CRISPR/Cas9 tool can be used to produce homozygous mutations within a generation, but scientists call for caution.