Is a giant virus’s MIMIVIRE really analogous to bacteria’s CRISPR-Cas? Some virologists question that claim, which was first published in March.
Mice bred to have mitochondrial and nuclear genomes from different strains appeared to remain healthy longer into their lives than wild-type animals, researchers reported, noting the results could have implications for mitochondrial replacement therapy.
A newly discovered gland at the base of the swordfish head may provide lubrication, allowing the animals to swim at high speeds, scientists proposed.
Commonly used statistical software for functional MRI data analysis produces a high false-positive rate, scientists have shown, calling the results of tens of thousands of studies into question.
Homo naledi may have live more recently than first thought, according to a new analysis.
The US National Institutes of Health is funding the University of Utah’s Carrie Byinton and colleagues to study Zika infections and their consequences among athletes, coaches, and staff attending the upcoming Olympics in Brazil.