fish, culture, neuroscience
Top 7 in Aging Research
Edyta Zielinska | Sep 13, 2011
A snapshot of the most highly ranked articles in aging research and related areas, from Faculty of 1000
Lasker Winners Announced
Jef Akst | Sep 12, 2011
Discoveries in protein folding and malaria treatment are recognized by the Albert and Mary Lasker Foundation.
Man-Eating Mushrooms
Jef Akst | Sep 9, 2011
An artist suggests that being buried in a suit laden with decomposing fungi may be healthier for the mind and the environment.
Get Your Gut Sequenced
Jef Akst | Sep 8, 2011
A new non-profit endeavor is calling for people to get their gut bacteria sequenced for the sake of science.
Seeing Through Mice
Jef Akst | Sep 1, 2011
A new technique for turning mouse fetuses transparent offers a literal window into the brain.
<em>Art + Science Now</em>
Art + Science Now
Bob Grant | Sep 1, 2011
The book that serves as bio art's encyclopedia.
Book Excerpt from The Price of Altruism: George Price and the Search for the Origins of Kindness
Oren Harman | Sep 1, 2011
In Chapter 13, "Altruism," author Oren Harman discusses how George Price's and John Maynard Smith's 1973 formulation of evolutionarily stable strategy (ESS) meshes with examples of altruism in nature.
Speaking of Science
N/A | Sep 1, 2011
September 2011's selection of notable quotes
Blood Simple
Tia Ghose | Sep 1, 2011
A veterinary vaccine spawned products that could clean the HIV virus from blood supplies.
To Pee or Not to Pee
Richard P. Grant | Sep 1, 2011
Have researchers found the seat of urination control in a primitive brain region?