ecology, neuroscience, cell & molecular biology
Learning to Become a Tree Hugger
Amy Maxmen | Aug 1, 2011
A guide to free software for constructing and assessing species relationships
An Unlichenly Pair
Hannah Waters | Aug 1, 2011
A young botanist pays tribute to his mentor by naming a newly discovered, rare species in his honor.
Canadian Government Silences Scientist
N/A | Jul 29, 2011
Fisheries scientist ordered to refuse interviews about research on salmon decline.
The First Plant Interactome
Jessica P. Johnson | Jul 28, 2011
Protein interaction networks in Arabidopsis give clues to plant evolution and immunity.
Chimp Brains Don’t Shrink with Age
Tia Ghose | Jul 25, 2011
Unlike human brains, chimpanzee brains don’t get smaller as they age, suggesting that pronounced neurological decline is a uniquely human byproduct of our oversized brains and extreme longevity.
Regulating the Humanized
Bob Grant | Jul 25, 2011
A UK panel puts forth guidelines for research that use experimental animals harboring human cells and tissues.
Behavior Brief
Megan Scudellari | Jul 25, 2011
A round-up of recent discoveries in behavior research
Top 7 in Genomics & Genetics
Bob Grant | Jul 19, 2011
A snapshot of the most highly ranked articles in genomics, genetics, and related areas, from Faculty of 1000
Stem Cell Approvals Are Up
Jef Akst | Jul 18, 2011
The number of human embryonic stem cells approved for federal funding continues to grow.
Zinc Fingers Bear Fruit
Bob Grant | Jul 18, 2011
A method for precise gene editing is able to change disease-causing point mutations in human stem cell DNA.