A peek behind the science curtain

  1. Neuroscience

    Mining mouse movements to make more meds

    Animal models are a great way to look at psychoactive drugs and how they work. A new paper purports to simplify it all down to one test.

  2. Animals

    Don’t mount so fast! That bug could be a boy

    Many insect males show same-sex mating behavior. What’s the cause? What’s the benefit? Is it real? Or are the bugs just in too much of a rush to stop?

  3. Humans

    What makes a face go round

    Genetic enhancers acting far away from their intended genes can help shape a face during development.

  4. Scicurious arrives!

    Blogger Bethany Brookshire has joined Science News as its science education writer. With her expertise she brings her popular blog Scicurious to SN.

  5. Links to previous Scicurious blogs