National Science Foundation

Neuroscience

Critical tool for brain research derived from 'pond scum'

The poster child for basic research might well be a one-celled green algae found in ordinary lakes and ponds. Amazingly, this unassuming creature—called Chlamydomonas—is helping scientists solve one of the most complex ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Breakthrough in predicting dengue fever outbreaks

Researchers have devised a method to forecast outbreaks of dengue—a sometimes fatal mosquito-borne disease—as much as four months in advance.

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