Monthly Archives: May 2015
Autism is much more common in males than females. Here, leading researchers talk about their recent work into understanding the sex/gender differences in autism.
A round-up of recent research published elsewhere across open access biology.
May 18th is HIV Vaccine Awareness Day, a day to remind everyone that an effective vaccine that can prevent HIV is the key to ending the HIV/AIDS pandemic. The search for a vaccine has been an ongoing global effort, and although there have been great strides, there is still more to do. Below is a selection of HIV research published in our journals, each is a step toward an HIV vaccine.
The human genome is full of untold stories about our evolution and history. In the post-genomic era, we are constantly developing more advanced tools to reveal the secrets of our past. In this blog, I’ve looked at just a few of the fascinating areas of human evolutionary genomics.
MRSA remains a major scourge in healthcare settings globally, posing a constant threat to vulnerable patients. This adaptable organism is the subject of recent research published in Genome Biology by Matthew Holden, Li Yang Hsu, and colleagues. In this Q+A, Holden and Hsu tell us more about what they found.