Putting the Men in Menopause
Can mating behavior explain the evolution of menopause in humans?
Why Women Lose Fertility
Mating behavior is an unlikely driver of women's reproductive aging.
Visualizing specific epigenetic marks at single gene loci is now possible in individual cells.
A mathematical model explains the physical mechanisms behind the formation of seashell spines, an insight that could shed light on the convergent evolution of the trait.
When stretched, lung cells signal to each other by releasing ATP.
Microbial Fuel Factories
An archaeon takes the first steps toward making a liquid fuel from carbon dioxide and hydrogen gas.
From a tiny marine research center on the Louisiana coast, Nancy Rabalais has led the charge to map, understand, and reduce dangerous “dead zones” in the Gulf of Mexico.