Category: Paper Features

Honey, bee nice to your friends

Bees in tree-hanging swarms will burden themselves for the good of the group.

You are what you breathe: how air pollution shapes our epigenomes

Research is rapidly populating this new frontier of biology to find out how gene expression is changed by environmental factors.

Scientists across the country map insects inside our homes: most use swabs, a handful use sequencers

Until recently, we didn’t know how many arthropods lived with us, or how those species were spread across the United States.

Listeria Lock Pickers: How bacteria act out our favorite heist movies

Tom Aunins interviews Dilara Batan about a recent paper on watching bacteria “pick the locks” on our cells.

Plant a Garden Under A Glacier

CU Boulder scientists replicate a decades-old vicuña poop experiment

Dengue it, another mosquito STING

In order to study dengue virus, researchers typically need a living animal model–but this can be a tall order

Clean hair, dirty air: how personal care products may be a cause of air pollution

Everyday chemical products contribute significantly more to urban air pollution than previously thought.