Research in EvoDevo questions the established phylogenetic divisions of arthropods based on novel findings in sea spider neural development
GigaScience reveals a new tool from the Knight lab to improve visualisations of the ever larger datasets generated from microbial ecology research
Poor drug delivery across the blood-brain barrier may contribute to failed clinical trials in Alzheimer's disease; could nanoparticle carriers help?
As part of the Investigative Genetics series on DNA fingerprinting, Sir Alec Jeffreys discusses the impact of his discovery of this technique
Highlighting the best of the rest in the Open Access ecosystem
The Omani owl, the Annamite striped rabbit, and the Khasian leaf-nosed bat. What unites these critters? They were all discovered in the last few years
Culling is an established means of controlling elephant populations; research now shows this may have long-term effects on the behaviour of survivors
Pre-exposure prophylaxis drugs were approved in the US in 2012. Controversy around their use persists in Europe, as Jean-Michel Molina discusses
Genome Medicine research examines epigenetic changes in survivors of preterm birth and whether there are a long lasting effects into adolescence
Editor-in-Chief of Frontiers in Zoology, Jürgen Heinze, discusses the complex social behaviours that underpin eusocial insect communities
Gordana Vunjak-Novakovic discusses the latest in stem cell research and tissue engineering and suggests what the future may hold
Sanjeev Krishna, Section Editor for BMC Infectious Diseases, discusses antimalarial resistance and the future global burden of infectious diseases
What regulates cell architecture? How does a cell know what size to be? BMC Biology addresses these questions and more in its series on Cell Geometry.
Sally Hopewell examines the problems associated with inadequate reporting of medical research and what can be done to improve the situation