November 2, 2011|
Meet the species whose DNA has recently been sequenced.
October 31, 2011|
Wasps inject their larvae into ladybug abdomens, where they feast on the bugs’ insides.
October 27, 2011|
Bacteria age, but as a lineage, can live forever.
October 26, 2011|
Scientists have made a definitive link between a recently-discovered fungus and a lethal disease wiping out bat populations in eastern North America.
October 25, 2011|
A study shows that different populations of the Southeast Asian ape display and transmit specific behaviors through generations in a way similar to human cultures.
October 21, 2011|
Inadequate poultry immunization programs may cause higher mutations rates in the bird flu virus, rendering the vaccine ineffective and increasing the threat of cross-species transmission.
October 20, 2011|
The widespread bacteria known to manipulate host reproductive output can do so by ramping up stem cell division and consequent egg production in Drosophila.
October 19, 2011|
A bevy of genes known to be active during human fetal and infant development first appeared at the same time that the prefrontal cortex—the area of the brain associated with human intelligence and personality—took shape in primates.
October 16, 2011|
The largest virus to be sequenced prompts researchers to consider whether giant viruses were once full-fledged living organisms.