H5N1, immunology, ecology
Behavior brief
Megan Scudellari | Jun 8, 2011
A round-up of recent discoveries in behavior research.
Australian climate scientists threatened with death
Cristina Luiggi | Jun 7, 2011
The debate over a carbon emissions tax heats up.
How skunks got their stripes
Megan Scudellari | Jun 7, 2011
The evolution of bold warning coloration in mammals.
All aboard the Fukushima cruise
Cristina Luiggi | Jun 6, 2011
Scientists take to the seas to study the effects of Fukushima radiation on local marine life.
Top 7 in vaccination
Edyta Zielinska | Jun 6, 2011
A snapshot of the most highly ranked articles in vaccination and related areas, from Faculty of 1000
Controversial climate study retracted
Megan Scudellari | Jun 6, 2011
A controversial 2008 climate study is retracted due to plagiarism.
Approaching Universality
Rino Rappuoli | Jun 5, 2011
Pitfalls and triumphs on the way to complete vaccine protection.
Book excerpt from The Wild Life of Our Bodies
Rob Dunn | Jun 4, 2011
In Chapter 9, "We Were Hunted, Which is Why All of Us are Afraid Some of the Time and Some of Us are Afraid All of the Time," author Rob Dunn explains how predators shaped our evolution as we cowered and ran from their ravenous maws.
The Anatomy of a High
The Anatomy of a High
Thomas Kosten | Jun 3, 2011
When someone snorts or smokes cocaine, which is composed of small crystalline alkaloid molecules, the drug enters the bloodstream and from there eventually crosses into the heart, brain, and other organs. 
Part Human, Part HIV
Part Human, Part HIV
Gene M. Shearer and Adriano Boasso | Jun 3, 2011
Like other enveloped viruses, HIV exits its host cell enshrouded in the cell’s membrane, which contains membrane molecules such as the human leukocyte antigens (HLA).