How does the supplement folic acid get into our bodies? I had assumed it was taken up in the same way as natural folates found in our diet, but our… Read more »
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We are delighted to announce that the 6th annual BMC Ecology image competition launches today! We are calling for ecologists around the world to… Read more »
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“Glocalized” teaching and learning to investigate global processes through local examples in disease ecology
In this post, Krisztian Magori discusses "glocalized" education as a potential way to help students better appreciate global… Read more »
Barbara McClintock is widely recognized as the founder of the field of transposable elements research and the scientist who… Read more »
Exciting new research uncovers some reasons why very few tsetse flies develop salivary gland infections.
Authors of a recent Marine Biodiveristy Records publication describe a very special and surprising sighting of bottlenose dolphins… Read more »
Did you know that spot number can be used to sort escaped farmed salmon from wild salmon? A recent study published in BMC Ecology… Read more »
Take a deep breath: Sex differences may play a significant role in the onset and treatment of lung disease
The winner of the OSSD Biology of Sex Differences Publishing Award, Joanna Floros, provides insights into how sex differences… Read more »
PanDrugs: a novel method for prioritization of anticancer drug treatments according to individual genomic profiles.
An article published today in Genome Medicine showcases a new open-source tool which evaluates the genomic profiles of cancer… Read more »
Non-human model systems allow us to enhance our understanding of disease mechanisms in many disorders. These models provide an… Read more »