Life Sciences Aug 21
Life Sciences
Behavior experiments are useful tools to study brain function. Standard experiments to investigate behavior in popular lab animals such as fish, flies or mice however only incompletely mimic natural conditions.
Life Sciences Aug 21
Life Sciences

The earliest introduction of domestic chickens and black rats from Asia to the east coast of Africa came via maritime routes between the 7th and 8th centuries AD.

Life Sciences Aug 21

A plant has one genome, a specific sequence of millions of basepairs of nucleotides. Yet how this genome is expressed can vary from cell to cell, and it can change as a plant goes through various life stages, from germination to vegetative growth to flowering to dormancy.

Astronomy Aug 21

Very large yet faint galaxies have been found where no one would have expected them - in the middle of a giant galaxy cluster.

Life Sciences Aug 21
Life Sciences

Scientists at the University of Bristol are investigating how bacteria in our mouth can cause a heart problem, called infective endocarditis.