Science news: Nov 2014

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Parasites use Trojan horse tactic

Parasites use a Trojan horse tactic to suppress the immunity of their victims – by using vesicles, or tiny sealed packages, to get genetic material into host cells undetected
25 November 2014

Scientists find first evidence of 'local' clock in the brain

A ‘local’ body clock works alongside our master circadian clock to help regulate sleep.
13 November 2014

Weight influenced by microbes in the gut

A bacterial family that is highly heritable is more common in people with low body weight.
06 November 2014