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Image of the Day
Founder of amfAR and Champion of AIDS Research Dies
Jim Daley | Jan 18, 2018
Mathilde Krim devoted her life to researching the disease and fighting the stigma associated with it.
Image of the Day: Minions of the Cicada
Staff | Jan 9, 2018
Scientists study the unusual genome evolution of the bacteria that live within a genus of cicadas.
Image of the Day: See You Later!
Staff | Jan 8, 2018
Developmental biologists take a close look at how alligator embryos grow.
Coriell Institute CEO Dies
Kerry Grens | Jan 4, 2018
Michael Christman oversaw the organization’s well-known biobank and pioneered a personalized medicine initiative.
Neuroscientist and Champion of Glia Research Dies
Kerry Grens | Dec 28, 2017
Ben Barres of Stanford University described glia’s roles in ensuring neurons’ proper synapse formation and in responding to brain injury.
Those We Lost in 2017
Katarina Zimmer | Dec 27, 2017
The scientific community bid farewell to a number of luminaries this year.
Hibernating Rodents Feel Less Cold
Abby Olena | Dec 19, 2017
Syrian hamsters and thirteen-lined ground squirrels are tolerant of chilly temperatures, thanks to amino acid changes in a cold-responsive ion channel.
Image of the Day: Moth Resurrection
Staff | Dec 18, 2017
Entomologists have rediscovered a species of moth that was considered lost for 130 years.
Image of the Day: Horseshoe Bat
Staff | Dec 4, 2017
Factors such as humidity and temperature can affect how
Insects’ Neural Learning and Memory Center Discovered in Crustaceans
Catherine Offord | Dec 1, 2017
Aggressive little marine predators, mantis shrimps possess a mushroom body that appears identical to the one found in insects.