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.
June 23, 2015|
An epigenetic variant of cytosine is stable in the genomes of living mice, suggesting a possible expansion of the DNA alphabet.
June 11, 2015|
With the deletion of a single gene, female Japanese rice fish can produce sperm.
May 27, 2015|
People with a congenital disorder that makes them unable to feel pain have mutations in a histone-modifying gene.
May 13, 2015|
Researchers tweak gene expression in chicken embryos that may have been crucial to the evolutionary transition from dinosaur noses to bird bills.
May 11, 2015|
Generation-spanning maps of Arabidopsis thaliana DNA methylation allow researchers to compute how quickly epigenetic marks appear and disappear in the plant’s genome.
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.