Without enough water, trees can develop embolisms, similar to blockages in human blood vessels, and they’re more likely to die from drought or fires.
June 29, 2021 • ~6 min
Researchers at Harvard University and the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard have created a detailed atlas of a critical region of the developing mouse brain, applying multiple advanced genomic technologies to the part of the cerebral cortex that is responsible for processing sensation from the body.
June 24, 2021 • ~7 min
Research that shines light on how cells recover from threats may lead to new insights into Alzheimer's and ALS
Insight on how a unique protein plays a role in cellular stress responses may provide more clues on how to treat diseases like ALS and Alzheimer's.
June 24, 2021 • ~5 min
Two tongue tips are better than one – an evolutionary biologist explains why snakes have forked tongues.
June 16, 2021 • ~7 min