A duel between mathematical models supports the reigning theory of the genetics of altruism
Ram V. Dixit, PhD, assistant professor of biology in Arts & Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis, received a five-year, $1,163,940 Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) award
Young bees are forced too early into adult roles
The Big History Project features several notable scientists and historians, including Washington University professor of biology Ursula Goodenough.
Scientists have re-discovered a fast-growing bacterial strain first described in 1955
Blake Marggraff's startup company T-Rex's product BetaBox Mobile Prototyping Lab featured in article on "The 14 Best Startup Cities in America".
Odor receptors discovered in lungs
Robert Kranz, professor of biology, is being honored for distinguished contributions related to cytochrome c — a highly conserved protein found in unicellular organisms, plants and animals — and the pathways organisms use to assemble it.
Damaged messenger RNA can jam cellular machines that make protein. The failure to clear the jams and chew up bad messengers is associated with neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s
A symposium celebration in honor of Garland Allen’s Retirement Washington University, Friday October 17, 2014
Yehuda Ben-Shahar talks to the New York Times about olfactory sensors
Whether it’s lying wide awake in the middle of the night or falling asleep at an international business meeting, many of us have experienced the funk of jet lag.
Douglas Chalker, PhD, associate professor of biology in Arts & Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis, has been awarded $170,000 from the NSF
Thousands of researchers will descend on Boston this fall for an event billed as the world’s largest gathering of synthetic biologists.
The National Academy of Sciences (NAS) released a report last week from an advisory group on the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, the largest offshore oil spill in U.S. history.
On September 10, the Arts & Sciences community gathered in Holmes Lounge to recognize some of our outstanding faculty members for their teaching and leadership. Dean Barbara Schaal led the ceremony and introduced this year's winners.
Angela Schlegel (Haswell Lab) and Dilys Vela Diaz (Myers Lab) are the inaugural recipients of the William H. Danforth Plant Sciences Fellowship.
Comprehensive maps of these marks will allow them to test ways to safely restore marks altered by human disease