parasites, ecology, genetics & genomics
More Oversight for Omics Tests
N/A | Mar 27, 2012
A new report outlines ways in which omics-based technologies can be shuttled more safely and effectively from the bench to the clinic.
My DNA, My Results
Cristina Luiggi | Mar 22, 2012
Are donors of biological material privy to research results that stem from their donation?
Behavior Brief
Megan Scudellari | Mar 21, 2012
A round-up of recent discoveries in behavior research
Debate over RNA Transcription
Edyta Zielinska | Mar 19, 2012
Researchers question earlier findings of a new mechanism for gene regulation.
BeetleCam, Take Two
Cristina Luiggi | Mar 15, 2012
The BeetleCam is back! And this time, it’s lion proof. 
Lions Up Close
Cristina Luiggi | Mar 15, 2012
An armored, remote controlled contraption fitted with a camera snaps dangerously close pictures of lions in Masai Mara.
Ozone Defender Dies
Cristina Luiggi | Mar 13, 2012
Nobel Laureate Sherwood Rowland, who first demonstrated that the ozone layer could be destroyed by chemical pollutants, passes away at age 84.
High Tumor Heterogeneity Confirmed
Sabrina Richards | Mar 9, 2012
One biopsy may not provide enough information about the array of mutations in cancer to devise treatments based on a tumor’s genetic profile.
New Type of DNA Discovered?
Sabrina Richards | Mar 8, 2012
Small circles of extrachromosomal DNA appear to be widespread in mammals, and may be byproducts of small deletions in the nuclear DNA of somatic cells.
Genome Digest
Cristina Luiggi | Mar 7, 2012
Meet the species whose DNA has recently been sequenced.