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Sugar-fed mosquitoes still bite

Sugar-fed mosquitoes still bite

New research shows that mosquitoes feeding on plant nectar bite more throughout their life span. For malaria control, plant management might be important

By | Posted November 15, 2017

A Brazilian city is using DNA to combat the ancient scourge of rats

A Brazilian city is using DNA to combat the ancient scourge of rats

Genetics could make rodent control strategies more efficient

By | Posted November 14, 2017

PODCAST: Old beef

PODCAST: Old beef

The science of aging meat

By | Posted November 6, 2017

The (de-)evolution of the bulldog

The (de-)evolution of the bulldog

Here’s how a powerful breed of guard dogs turned into humanity’s cruelest genetics experiment

By | Posted September 25, 2017

PODCAST: Sensing teamwork

PODCAST: Sensing teamwork

Scientists pinpoint how chemicals drive social behavior in ants

By | Posted May 8, 2017

Could a forgotten therapy become the new panacea to untreatable superbugs?

Could a forgotten therapy become the new panacea to untreatable superbugs?

Bacteria-eating viruses regain interest among academia and industry

By | Posted May 1, 2017

The roots of an early plant partnership

The roots of an early plant partnership

The first land plants quickly formed relationships with fungi

By | Posted April 24, 2017

Turning roundworms into flatworms

Turning roundworms into flatworms

A recent study on roundworms identified the hormone responsible for burning fat, marking the latest discovery in a convoluted, century-long search

By | Posted April 10, 2017

The fight to save coral

The fight to save coral

Climate change is pushing corals, and the biologists hoping to save them, to their limits.

By | Posted March 20, 2017

The end of biomedical research on U.S. chimps may imperil their wild brethren

The end of biomedical research on U.S. chimps may imperil their wild brethren

Chimpanzee research was once done for the benefit of humans. Now, some researchers think it’s essential for saving the great apes.

By | Posted February 17, 2017

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