Scientists wanted to know whether the T cells in our immune system improve their survival skills over time.
Scientists wanted to know if small mammals like rats and mice spread the form of schistosomiasis (snail fever) that affects humans.
Scientists wanted to discover the mutations hidden in wheat plants.
Researchers wanted to know why the populations of the most expensive fungus in the world – the caterpillar fungus – are declining.
Scientists wanted to find out if mass drug administration is an effective tool for malaria control.
Scientists wanted to see if past experience with some plant volatiles changes the infection behavior of insect-infecting nematodes.
Geneticists wanted to know if babies could instruct the mother’s brain and alter her behavior before they are born.
Scientists monitored the nesting choices of more experienced yellow-bellied sapsucker woodpeckers for use as an indicator of high-quality bird habitat.
Researchers wanted to explore how scientists and big companies could work together to benefit ocean life and the seafood trade.