Human hybrids: a closer look at the theory and evidence
Room to move: Tissue growth controlled by cell cycle response to spatial and mechanical constraints
Giant Amazon fish becoming extinct in many fishing communities, saved in others
An international team of scientists has discovered that a large, commercially important fish from the Amazon Basin has become extinct in some local fishing communities.
New study takes the shine off magpie folklore
Magpies are not attracted to shiny objects and don't routinely steal small trinkets such as jewellery, according to a new study.
Hormone analysis helps identify sexual receptivity of female rhinos
The first comprehensive study of captive black rhino reproduction in Europe highlights how hormone analysis could improve the success of breeding programmes.
From vitro to vivo: Fully automated design of synthetic RNA circuits in living cells
How plant cell compartments change with cell growth
A research team led by Kiminori Toyooka from the RIKEN Center for Sustainable Resource Science has developed a sophisticated microscopy technique that for the first time captures the detailed movement of ...
Mapping subcellular temperature profiles with genetically-encoded thermosensors
Norway fishermen post record-breaking whale haul
Fishermen in Norway have caught 729 whales this year, the highest number since it resumed the controversial practice in defiance of international pressure, industry sources said on Monday.
Focusing the phenotype: Controlling genetic expression through external feedback
Fly dreams and the boundaries of evolutionary science
Please Don't Eat the Daisies: The macroevolution of alternate plant defense strategies
A glimpse at the rings that make cell division possible
Forming like a blown smoke ring does, a "contractile ring" similar to a tiny muscle pinches yeast cells in two. The division of cells makes life possible, but the actual mechanics of this fundamental process ...