The Literature

Most Recent

A single receptor on natural killer cells recognizes an amino acid sequence conserved across Zika, dengue, and related pathogens.

0 Comments

image: Researchers Identify Obesity-Diabetes Link

Researchers Identify Obesity-Diabetes Link

By | December 1, 2017

Exosomes produced by macrophages in fatty tissue influence insulin sensitivity in distant cell types, a study finds.

0 Comments

When peripheral nerves are severed, Schwann cells at the injury site begin to proliferate and exhibit stem cell-like gene expression patterns.

0 Comments

image: Neural Reward System Activity Varies Throughout the Day

Neural Reward System Activity Varies Throughout the Day

By | November 1, 2017

The human brain is more responsive to rewards received in the morning or evening than in the afternoon, researchers find.

0 Comments

image: Presynaptic Neurons Fine-Tune Dopamine Signaling

Presynaptic Neurons Fine-Tune Dopamine Signaling

By | November 1, 2017

Vesicles load more of the neurotransmitter in response to neuronal activity, researchers find.

0 Comments

Healthy siblings of people with the condition harbor more cohesive connections within certain brain networks.

0 Comments

image: Insect Deploys Anti-Antiaphrodisiac

Insect Deploys Anti-Antiaphrodisiac

By | October 1, 2017

Female plant bugs produce a compound to counter males’ attempts to render the females unattractive to other mates.

1 Comment

image: Microglia Turnover in the Human Brain

Microglia Turnover in the Human Brain

By | October 1, 2017

Researchers find that about a quarter of the immune cells are replaced every year.

1 Comment

Pauses may help cells fine-tune gene expression.

0 Comments

image: Fish Smell ATP to Find Food

Fish Smell ATP to Find Food

By | September 1, 2017

Sensory neurons in the tip of the zebrafish nose respond to molecular signals released from food sources.

0 Comments

Popular Now

  1. Thousands of Mutations Accumulate in the Human Brain Over a Lifetime
  2. Two Dozen House Republicans Do an About-Face on Tuition Tax
  3. 2017 Top 10 Innovations
    Features 2017 Top 10 Innovations

    From single-cell analysis to whole-genome sequencing, this year’s best new products shine on many levels.

  4. The Biggest DNA Origami Structures Yet
    Daily News The Biggest DNA Origami Structures Yet

    Three new strategies for using DNA to generate large, self-assembling shapes create everything from a nanoscale teddy bear to a nanoscale Mona Lisa.

FreeShip