FORENSIC LENS A new approach to determining a body’s time of death looks for patterns in genes that are active after death.
SAIGA SAGA Baby saiga antelope mew to attract the attention of their moms.
Andrey Gilev, Karina Karenina/Saiga Resource Centre
TANGLY TENDRILS This colony of E. coli bacteria gets its wrinkly look thanks to tendrils of cellulose that it uses to build a supertight, sticky web. A new view of microbes’ cellulose shows how it’s different from the kind found in plants.