Most Recent

A group of around 300 whales produced 184 distinct songs over just a few years, according to a new study.

0 Comments

image: Image of the Day: Cell Droplets

Image of the Day: Cell Droplets

By The Scientist Staff | April 4, 2018

Proteins and RNA aggregate into “membraneless organelles” due to liquid-liquid phase separation.

0 Comments

Mice treated with an immunostimulant had better outcomes when researchers blocked the expression of TNFR2, a compound that helps tumors evade immune attack.

0 Comments

In the presence of cytosolic DNA, cancer cells activate antiviral pathways that disguise them as immune cells.

0 Comments

Social insects kill infected individuals for the benefit of the colony—and now a study has shown how they know who’s sick.

1 Comment

Errors in segregation during cell division can lead to inflammation in daughter cells.

0 Comments

A controversial hypothesis suggests that jellyfish may one day rule the oceans, and Mola mola may tell us if we are approaching a tipping point.

0 Comments

The drugs’ disruption of the microbiome makes a subsequent flavivirus infection more severe.

0 Comments

image: Bees’ Molecular Responses to Neonicotinoids Determined

Bees’ Molecular Responses to Neonicotinoids Determined

By Catherine Offord | March 22, 2018

Researchers pinpoint a protein that can metabolize at least one of the insecticides, highlighting a route to identifying compounds that are friendlier to the critical pollinators.

1 Comment

A study finds that the vaccine’s effects wear off as a person ages, suggesting a need for booster shots.

1 Comment

Popular Now

  1. RNA Moves a Memory From One Snail to Another
  2. Sweden Cancels Agreement With Elsevier Over Open Access
  3. Researchers Develop a Drug Against the Common Cold
  4. Army Surgeons Grow Ear in Soldier’s Arm