Vitamins play a much broader role than just promoting health, shaping and maintaining our unique biology over evolutionary timescales.
Scientists have linked cilia found on cell surfaces with mechanisms for aging, and they’re hoping to help people live longer healthier lives.
Very little is known about virgin births or parthenogensis in insects, but these new findings provide genetic clues that could help in pest management.
When deciding whether or not to build bridges out of their chained bodies, weaver ants take prior collective investment into account.
New lung model raises hopes for more realistic modeling of new drugs and therapies.
A meteorite that lit up the sky of Gloucestershire contains amino acids, the building blocks of life.
Compared to other platforms, this new “on-a-chip” system allows membrane proteins to be studied in their natural state.
Understanding the mechanisms by which genes can be “turned off” could be a powerful means of pest control.
The growing field of circadian biology is advancing our understanding of rhythms and represents a model of balance to help inform medicine.
The reopening of the Venus flytrap may not always be smooth, and new research challenges our previous assumptions about its mechanics.