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Picky Male Black Widow Spiders Prefer Well-fed Virgins

7 hours ago − University of Toronto
New University of Toronto Scarborough research shows that male black widow spiders prefer their female mates to be well-fed virgins – a rare example of mate preference by male spiders. …
• From Liability to Viability: Genes on the Y Chromosome Prove Essential for Male Survival − 7 hours ago
• Hearing Quality Restored with Bionic Ear Technology Used for Gene Therapy − 7 hours ago
• Male Or Female? − 7 hours ago
• Scientists Discover a New Shape Using Rubber Bands − 7 hours ago
• Citizen Scientists Match Research Tool When Counting Sharks − 7 hours ago
• Microbes Provide Insights into Evolution of Human Language − 7 hours ago
• Steering Chemical Reactions with Laser Pulses − 13 hours ago
• Ravens Understand the Relations among Others − 13 hours ago
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04-22-14

Scientists Identify Critical New Protein Complex Involved in Learning And Memory

Signaling
04-22-14

Best Practices in Communication for the Animal World

Genes
04-22-14

Bioinformatics Profiling Identifies a New Mammalian Clock Gene

Lab
04-23-14
From Liability to Viability: Genes on the Y Chromosome Prove Essential for Male Survival
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (April 23, 2014) – Despite a well-documented history of dramatic genetic decay, the human Y chromosome has over the course of millions of years of evolution managed…
Mate
04-23-14

Picky Male Black Widow Spiders Prefer Well-fed Virgins

Group
04-23-14

Too Many Chefs: Smaller Groups Exhibit More Accurate Decision-making

Genes
04-22-14
International Team Sequences Rainbow Trout Genome
PULLMAN, Wash.—Using fish bred at Washington State University, an international team of researchers has mapped the genetic profile of the rainbow trout, a versatile salmonid whose relatively recent genetic…
Pyramis
04-23-14
Neuroscientists Discover Brain Circuits Involved in Emotion
Neuroscientists have discovered a brain pathway that underlies the emotional behaviours critical for survival. New research by the University of Bristol, published in the Journal of Physiology today…
Day
04-22-14

Biting Vs. Chewing

Pulse
04-23-14

Steering Chemical Reactions with Laser Pulses

Teeth
04-23-14

Cougars' Diverse Diet Helped Them Survive the Pleistocene Mass Extinction

Damage
04-22-14
Neuroimaging: Live from Inside the Cell
Reactive oxygen species are important intracellular signaling molecules, but their mode of action is complex: In low concentrations they regulate key aspects of cellular function and behavior, while at…
Unique
04-23-14
Microbes Provide Insights into Evolution of Human Language
Big brains do not explain why only humans use sophisticated language, according to researchers who have discovered that even a species of pond life communicates by similar methods. …
Tony
04-23-14
Ravens Understand the Relations among Others
Like many social mammals, ravens form different types of social relationships – they may be friends, kin, or partners and they also form strict dominance relations. From a cognitive…
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Cell Biology

Scientists Identify Critical New Protein Complex Involved in Learning And Memory


Yesterday − Scripps Research Institute
• Bioinformatics Profiling Identifies a New Mammalian Clock Gene − Yesterday
• From Liability to Viability: Genes on the Y Chromosome Prove Essential for Male Survival − 7 hours ago
• Neuroimaging: Live from Inside the Cell − Yesterday
• How the Body Fights Against Viruses − Yesterday
• First Size-based Chromatography Technique for the Study of Livi − Yesterday
• Simulating in Tiny Steps Gave Birth to Long-sought-after Method − 2 days ago
 
Cancer, Oncology

Multitarget TB Drug Could Treat Other Diseases, Evade Resistance


6 days ago − University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
• Live Cell Imaging Reveals Distinct Alterations of Subcellular Glutathione Potentials − 6 days ago
• Building 'Smart' Cell-based Therapies − 6 days ago
• Surprise: Lost Stem Cells Naturally Replaced by Non-stem Cells, Fly Research Suggests − 6 days ago
• A Stable Model for an Unstable Target − 9 days ago
• Brain Cell Discovery Could Open Doors to Targeted Cancer Therapies − 12 days ago
• Yeast Provides Genetic Clues on Drug Response − 13 days ago
 
Genetics

Orchid Named After UC Riverside Researcher


6 days ago − University of California - Riverside
• Computational Method Dramatically Speeds Up Estimates of Gene Expression − 2 days ago
• Deadly Human Pathogen Cryptococcus Fully Sequenced − 6 days ago
• What Gave Us the Advantage over Extinct Types of Humans? − Yesterday
• Genetic Study Tackles Mystery of Slow Plant Domestications − 6 days ago
• East African Honeybees Are Safe from Invasive Pests… for Now − 6 days ago
• Does Germ Plasm Accelerate Evolution? − 9 days ago
 
Zoology

Sibling Cooperation in Earwig Families Gives Clues to Early Evolution of Social Behavior


8 days ago − Johannes Gutenberg Universitaet Mainz
• Four-eyed Daddy Longlegs Fossil Fills in Evolutionary Tree − 13 days ago
• Switching Off Anxiety with Light − 16 days ago
• Hummingbird Evolution Soared After They Invaded South America 22 Million Years Ago − 19 days ago
• Goats Are Far More Clever Than Previously Thought − 28 days ago
• Paleontologists Assemble Giant Turtle Bone from Fossil Discoveries Made Centuries Apart − 29 days ago
• Nineteen New Speedy Praying Mantis Species Discovered That Hide And Play Dead to Avoid Capture − 1 months ago
 
Botany

Diversity in UK Gardens Aiding Fight to Save Threatened Bumblebees, Study Suggests


1 months ago − University of Plymouth
• The Human Food Connection: A New Study Reveals More About Our Relationship to Food − 8 days ago
• Berkeley Graduate Student Brings Extinct Plants to Life − 12 days ago
• Calcium Waves Help the Roots Tell the Shoots − 20 days ago
• Bighorn Sheep Went Extinct on Desert Island in Gulf of California, Study Finds − 1 months ago
• More Questions Than Answers as Mystery of Domestication Deepens − 2 days ago
 
Entomology

East African Honeybees Are Safe from Invasive Pests… for Now


6 days ago − Penn State
• Photo: Tiger Beetle's Chase Highlights Mechanical Law − 8 days ago
• 'Touched' Female Cockroaches Reproduce Faster − 21 days ago
• Six New Dracula Ants from Madagascar: Minor Workers Become Queens in Mystrium − 23 days ago
• Stink Bug Traps May Increase Damage to Tomato Fruits − 29 days ago
• Planting Cotton Early May Mean Less Stink Bug Damage − 1 months ago
 
Agriculture

Tracking Sugar Movement in Plants


15 days ago − Brookhaven National Laboratory
• Genetic Study Tackles Mystery of Slow Plant Domestications − 6 days ago
• Drought Hormones Measured − 8 days ago
• Genetically Modified Tobacco Plants as an Alternative for Producing Bioethanol − 9 days ago
• More Questions Than Answers as Mystery of Domestication Deepens − 2 days ago
• From Athletes to Couch Potatoes: Humans Through 6,000 Years of Farming − 15 days ago
 
Paleontology, Fossil, Dinosaur

Cougars' Diverse Diet Helped Them Survive the Pleistocene Mass Extinction


19 hours ago − Vanderbilt University
• Earliest Ancestor of Land Herbivores Discovered − 7 days ago
• New Species Discovery Sheds Light on Herbivore Evolution − 7 days ago
• MU Researchers Find Rare Fossilized Embryos More Than 500 Million Years Old − 13 days ago
• Ancient 'Spider' Images Reveal Eye-opening Secrets − 13 days ago
• Study Shows 'Dinosaurs of the Turtle World' at Risk in Southeast Rivers − 13 days ago
 
Ethology

Human And Dog Brains Both Have Dedicated 'Voice Areas'


2 months ago − Cell Press
• The Importance of (experimental) Design − 1 months ago
• Loneliness Impacts DNA Repair − 19 days ago
• Scent Marking − 5 months ago
• The More the Merrier − 7 months ago
• Oh Brother, Where Art Thou? − 10 months ago
 
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