Our bodies are constantly under siege by foreign invaders; viruses, bacteria and parasites that want to infiltrate our cells. Using rooster testes, scientists shed light on how germ cells -- sperm and egg -- protect themselves from viruses so that they can pass accurate genetic information to the next generation. The findings could help researchers […]
For species where both parents work together to raise their offspring, cooperation is key. A new study shows how pairs of Common Murres update each other on their condition so that when one partner needs a break, the other can pick up the slack.