Life Sciences

  • Neuroscientist Karen Szumlinski uncovers an unlikely ‘brake’ mechanism that helps to modulate overdrinking
  • Another early-onset Alzheimer’s gene mutation is found in a Colombian family, and is traced back to Africa
  • Researchers show that tropical reefs can host coral or seaweed communities under the same conditions
  • Researchers turn to newlywed couples to unravel questions about the chemistry of empathy and bonding
  • Craig Montell and his research team identify the sour taste receptor in fruit flies
  • Strategies for growing biomass for fuel can have ecological and environmental benefits