The largely overlooked resident fungal community plays a critical role in human health and disease.
January 4, 2016|
A round-up of recent discoveries in behavior research
November 16, 2015|
A protein complex discovered in Drosophila may be capable of sensing magnetism and serves as a clue to how some animal species navigate using the Earth’s magnetic field.
April 2, 2015|
“Blind” rats fitted with a neuroprosthetic device that stimulates the brain when the animals turn their heads to the north or south can navigate mazes as well as sighted rats.
March 9, 2015|
Researchers create a link between a location and a reward in sleeping mice.
February 5, 2015|
Grid cells—the neurons that function as a spatial navigation system—require input from another set of neurons, a rat study shows.
January 19, 2015|
Loggerhead sea turtles use the Earth’s magnetic fields to find their way home.
March 20, 2014|
Invasive snakes in Florida show evidence of a compass sense they use to navigate back to home territory.
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.
August 9, 2013|
Flu researchers propose H7N9 studies; NIH makes deal to share HeLa genome; herbal “remedies” can cause cancer; scientists record grid cell activity in humans