Immunology

Molecular clock influences immune cell responses

Scientists have recently recognized that cells of the same type can behave differently in response to stimulation. In a new study, Yale researchers have shown how these varied responses are due in part to a desynchronized ...

Neuroscience

Longer siesta on bright days

Increasing sunlight intensity extends the sleep duration and results in a longer midday siesta which delays the resumption of activity to the evening. What sounds like an analysis of the effects of the unusually hot summer ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

How scientists use DNA to track disease outbreaks

They're the top questions on everyone's mind when a new disease outbreak happens: where did the virus come from? When did this happen? How long has it been spreading in a particular country or group of people?

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