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New research links serotonin and dopamine not just to addiction and depression, but to the ability to control genes.
The physicist Jeff Gore tests theories about microbe communities experimentally and finds new rules governing ecological stability.
The ingredients for reactions ancestral to metabolism could have formed very easily in the primordial soup, new work suggests.
Emmanuelle Charpentier and Jennifer Doudna have been awarded the 2020 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for their development of CRISPR/Cas9 genetic editing.
Harvey Alter, Michael Houghton and Charles Rice were awarded the 2020 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for their discovery of the cause of a major liver disease.
New research finds that the subjective experience of time is linked to learning, thwarted expectations and neural fatigue.
A novel form of immunological memory that was mostly ignored for a century extends the benefits of vaccines. It could be of help in ending the COVID-19 pandemic.
Carpenter ants need endosymbiotic bacteria to guide the early development of their embryos. New work has reconstructed how this deep partnership evolved.