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All Stories by Nick Bascom
Biomarker for Huntington’s disease identified
A gene called H2AFY may provide scientists with a way to measure the condition’s progression and whether a treatment is having a biological effect.
Food makes male flies frisky
Courtship behavior in a classic lab insect is driven by the aroma of dinner.
Health & Medicine
Nose divides sweet from foul
The way scent-detection machinery is laid out suggests that people are born with some innate olfactory preferences.