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Antidepressant Exerts Epigenetic Changes
Antidepressant Exerts Epigenetic Changes
Anna Azvolinsky | Nov 25, 2015
Molecular markers could aid researchers’ assessment of patient response to the drug.
 
Two Papers Pulled for Figure Fraud
Two Papers Pulled for Figure Fraud
Kerry Grens | Aug 17, 2015
A University of Florida investigation has found the lead author on both studies faked data on stress response in Caenorhabditis elegans.
Pregnancy Stress Can Affect Offspring’s Microbiomes
Pregnancy Stress Can Affect Offspring’s Microbiomes
Amanda B. Keener | Jun 17, 2015
A study in mice suggests stress during pregnancy can affect offspring's microbiota and brain metabolism.
Speaking of Science
Speaking of Science
The Scientist Staff | Jan 1, 2015
January 2015's selection of notable quotes
Stress Fractures
Stress Fractures
Daniel Cossins | Jan 1, 2015
Social adversity shapes humans’ immune systems—and probably their susceptibility to disease—by altering the expression of large groups of genes.
Upside of Early-Life Stress?
Upside of Early-Life Stress?
Kate Yandell | Nov 18, 2014
Mice raised under stressful conditions are more adaptable as adults—and may pass this trait on to their pups.
Muscle to Mind
Muscle to Mind
Jyoti Madhusoodanan | Sep 25, 2014
Exercise-induced muscle metabolites protect the brain from stress-induced depression in a mouse model. 
Pregnancy Stress Spans Generations
Pregnancy Stress Spans Generations
Anna Azvolinsky | Aug 7, 2014
The stressors a female rat experiences during pregnancy can have repercussions for her granddaughters, a study shows. 
Stressing and FRETing
Stressing and FRETing
Ruth Williams | Aug 1, 2014
Two labs have produced FRET-based systems for real-time analysis of a plant stress hormone.
Week in Review: April 28–May 2
Week in Review: April 28–May 2
Tracy Vence | May 2, 2014
Male scientists stress mice out; using SCNT to reprogram adult cells; acetate can reach mouse brain, reduce appetite; WHO sounds “post-antibiotic era” alarm