Tag Animal research

Experimental drug cancels effect from key intellectual disability gene in mice

April 27, 2016

"We are a long way from declaring a cure for fragile X, but these results are promising," says researcher Xinyu Zhao.

Recent evolutionary change allows a fruit fly to dine on a toxic fruit

April 4, 2016

A fruit called the noni, now hyped for a vast array of unproven health benefits, is at the heart of a new research study.