100-year-old fruitcake found in Antarctica in ‘excellent condition’ 100-year-old fruitcake found in Antarctica in 'excellent condition'
Asteroid-bound spacecraft slingshots past Earth Asteroid-bound spacecraft slingshots past Earth
Extinct cave bear DNA discovered in living bears Extinct cave bear DNA discovered in living bears
Study suggests narwhals and beluga whales experience menopause Study suggests narwhals and beluga whales experience menopause
Human prehistoric ancestors mated with each other, study says Human prehistoric ancestors mated with each other, study says
Asteroid that killed dinosaurs also caused mass shark extinction, study says Asteroid that killed dinosaurs also caused mass shark extinction, study says
Scientists transplant lab-grown lungs into pigs Scientists transplant lab-grown lungs into pigs
Study examines how jumping genes cause disease and drive evolution Study examines how jumping genes cause disease and drive evolution
Stop & Shop voluntarily recalls its frozen broccoli after listeria report Stop & Shop voluntarily recalls its frozen broccoli after listeria report
Researchers sequence bacteria that cause tooth decay Researchers sequence bacteria that cause tooth decay
CRISPR DNA repair is still a mystery CRISPR DNA repair is still a mystery
Fathers pass on more than genetics in sperm Fathers pass on more than genetics in sperm
Worms frozen for many years brought back to life Worms frozen for many years brought back to life
Leopard geckos can make new brain cells, study says Leopard geckos can make new brain cells, study says
Genetics may program you to dislike beer Genetics may program you to dislike beer
Scientists bioengineer 3-D model of human heart ventricle Scientists bioengineer 3-D model of human heart ventricle
Most life experienced are fabricated from memories, study says Most life experienced are fabricated from memories, study says
Socially isolated animals can influence evolution, study says Socially isolated animals can influence evolution, study says
Girl inherited genes almost exclusively  from her father Girl inherited genes almost exclusively from her father
Researchers discover process that neutralizes tumors Researchers discover process that neutralizes tumors
Researchers plan to examine 'lunar hay fever' that hit astronauts Researchers plan to examine 'lunar hay fever' that hit astronauts
Scientists discover new type of photosynthesis Scientists discover new type of photosynthesis
Legend of Loch Ness monster to be tested with DNA samples Legend of Loch Ness monster to be tested with DNA samples
Researchers say artificial womb could grow mammoth-elephant hybrid Researchers say artificial womb could grow mammoth-elephant hybrid
Sexual extravagance can lead to extinction, study says Sexual extravagance can lead to extinction, study says
Gene editing could help cure hearing loss, study reports Gene editing could help cure hearing loss, study reports
Ancient Mars could have been cold and still had flowing liquid water Ancient Mars could have been cold and still had flowing liquid water
Chinese space station is falling back to Earth Chinese space station is falling back to Earth
Satellites that monitor Earth's water are nearly out of fuel Satellites that monitor Earth's water are nearly out of fuel
Powerful solar storms erupt from the Sun Powerful solar storms erupt from the Sun
Even small temperature changes can affect marine ecosystems Even small temperature changes can affect marine ecosystems
Northeast states’ cap-and-trade system makes gains against climate change Northeast states' cap-and-trade system makes gains against climate change
Ancient Babylonian tablet contains oldest use of trigonometry Ancient Babylonian tablet contains oldest use of trigonometry
Origins of complex life on earth decoded Origins of complex life on earth decoded
Nearly 100 volcanoes found lurking beneath Antarctica Nearly 100 volcanoes found lurking beneath Antarctica
Four potentially-habitable exoplanets found 12 light years from Earth Four potentially-habitable exoplanets found 12 light years from Earth
New dinosaur species is largest on record New dinosaur species is largest on record
Milky Way covered in 100 million black holes, study reports Milky Way covered in 100 million black holes, study reports
Nine-year-old stumbles on million-year-old stegomastodon Nine-year-old stumbles on million-year-old stegomastodon
Humans arrived in Australia much earlier than thought Humans arrived in Australia much earlier than thought
100-year-old fruitcake found in Antarctica in 'excellent condition'
Conservators with the Antarctic Heritage Trust, based in New Zealand, recently found the fruitcake in a hut at Cape Adare, the oldest building in Antarctica.
100-year-old fruitcake found in Antarctica in ‘excellent condition’
'Snowball Earth' may have helped give rise to Earth's first animals
Those new conditions perfectly allowed algae to spread across the globe. That then created the burst of energy needed for more complex organisms to thrive.
'Snowball Earth' may have helped give rise to Earth's first animals
99-million-year-old baby bird found trapped in amber
The fossilized hatchling was a member of the bird group known as enantiornithes, which disappeared along with dinosaurs some 65 million years ago.
99-million-year-old baby bird found trapped in amber
Asteroid-bound spacecraft slingshots past Earth
Gravity assist will alter its trajectory while saving fuel.
Asteroid-bound spacecraft slingshots past Earth
Experts say 'alien' mummy study was flawed, crossed ethical line
A new study suggests that the infamous 2013 "alien mummy" paper was severely flawed.
Experts say 'alien' mummy study was flawed, crossed ethical line
Study says learning to lie has cognitive benefits
Research suggests that learning to lie has beneficial effects on the developing brain of children.
Study says learning to lie has cognitive benefits
Extinct cave bear DNA discovered in living bears
A new study reveals the DNA of an extinct cave bear species in living bears.
Extinct cave bear DNA discovered in living bears
Study suggests narwhals and beluga whales experience menopause
Narwhals and beluga whales experience menopause, which brings the total number of species known to experience the process to five.
Study suggests narwhals and beluga whales experience menopause
Researchers discover way to turn any blood type to universal O
A team of Canadian researchers just discovered a method that could turn any blood type to universal O.
Researchers discover way to turn any blood type to universal O
Scientists solve mystery behind bird egg shape
A new study solves the centuries-old mystery of guillemot egg shape.
Scientists solve mystery behind bird egg shape
Scientists discover first evidence of matter-matter coupling
A new study reveals the first-ever evidence of matter-matter coupling.
Scientists discover first evidence of matter-matter coupling
Evolution might favor 'survival of the laziest,' study says
A new study suggests that evolution might favor laziness in certain species.
Evolution might favor 'survival of the laziest,' study says
Human prehistoric ancestors mated with each other, study says
A new study suggests that our ancient human ancestors mated with each other more frequently than we thought.
Human prehistoric ancestors mated with each other, study says
Laziness likely helped kill off Homo erectus, study says
The extinct Homo erectus species likely died off in large part due to their laziness, according to a new study from The Australian National University.
Laziness likely helped kill off Homo erectus, study says
Asteroid that killed dinosaurs also caused mass shark extinction, study says
A new study sheds light on the effect of the dinosaur-killing asteroid on the evolution of sharks.
Asteroid that killed dinosaurs also caused mass shark extinction, study says
Trees can be genetically engineered not to spread, study says
Researcher suggests that trees can be genetically engineered not to invasively spread.
Trees can be genetically engineered not to spread, study says
Scientists transplant lab-grown lungs into pigs
Scientists just created bioengineered lungs and transplanted them into adult pigs, which has experts hopeful for human applications.
Scientists transplant lab-grown lungs into pigs
Germs are gaining resistance to hospital hand gels, study says
The prevalence of hospital hand gels is increasing germ resistance to them, according to a new study.
Germs are gaining resistance to hospital hand gels, study says
Naked mole-rats shatter conventions of reproduction and aging
Researchers have uncovered the unique genetic mechanisms behind naked mole-rat reproduction and their connection to lifespan.
Naked mole-rats shatter conventions of reproduction and aging
Study examines how jumping genes cause disease and drive evolution
A new study examines jumping genes and their connection to evolution and disease.
Study examines how jumping genes cause disease and drive evolution
Scientists track neural circuits of ageless hydras
A team of researchers is tracking the nervous system of the unique ageless hydras.
Scientists track neural circuits of ageless hydras
Single molecule deficiency could mean severe and treatment-resistant depression
Scientists have discovered the connection between a common nutritional supplement and depression.
Single molecule deficiency could mean severe and treatment-resistant depression
Stop & Shop voluntarily recalls its frozen broccoli after listeria report
The frozen broccoli packages affected include those with UPC 068826700926 and code BEST BY MAR 15 2020.
Stop & Shop voluntarily recalls its frozen broccoli after listeria report
Researchers sequence bacteria that cause tooth decay
Bioengineering researchers have sequenced the complete genomes of three strains of S. sobrinus.
Researchers sequence bacteria that cause tooth decay
CRISPR DNA repair is still a mystery
A recent study revealed new information on CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing and reminds scientists that there is still much to learn about the process.
CRISPR DNA repair is still a mystery
Cooking oil coating prevents bacteria growth on food processing equipment
Researchers used a thin layer of cooking oil to prevent bacterial growth on machines used to create mass-produced foods.
Cooking oil coating prevents bacteria growth on food processing equipment
Fathers pass on more than genetics in sperm
Research reveals sperm change their cargo as they travel through the reproductive tract.
Fathers pass on more than genetics in sperm
Worms frozen for many years brought back to life
Researchers use Petri dishes to analyze frozen worms to find good candidates for a cryonics study.
Worms frozen for many years brought back to life
Leopard geckos can make new brain cells, study says
A new study reveals that leopard geckos can make new brain cells.
Leopard geckos can make new brain cells, study says
Animals can use muscle as internal water source, study says
A new study suggests that some animals dip into muscle stores for water.
Animals can use muscle as internal water source, study says
Study reveals over 1,200 genes connected to academic success
An international team of researchers identified over 1,200 genes connected to academic success.
Study reveals over 1,200 genes connected to academic success
Genetics may program you to dislike beer
A combination of learned behavior, DNA and human instinct determine whether you like or hate beer.
Genetics may program you to dislike beer
Scientists bioengineer 3-D model of human heart ventricle
Scientists just created a three-dimensional human heart ventricle in the laboratory.
Scientists bioengineer 3-D model of human heart ventricle
Most life experienced are fabricated from memories, study says
A new study suggests that most of our life experiences are crafted using past memories.
Most life experienced are fabricated from memories, study says
Bioengineered rice better suited for climate change, study says
Researchers suggest that rice plants that are engineered to have fewer stomata are more resilient to future climate change.
Bioengineered rice better suited for climate change, study says
Asteroid that will fly close to Earth on Thursday poses no danger
Astronomers will have opportunity to observe a complete rotation of the object in just one night.
Asteroid that will fly close to Earth on Thursday poses no danger
Alaska coastal towns endangered by rising sea levels as climate-change aid dries up
Shishmaref's residents voted in August to relocate to the mainland, but they have no funding to do so. Newtok requested federal funds in January to help its residents relocate but has so far been left emptyhanded.
Alaska coastal towns endangered by rising sea levels as climate-change aid dries up
Bats use gene from ancient Ebola-like virus, study says
Mouse-eared bats contain a gene that they "stole" from an ancient Ebola-like virus 18 million years ago.
Bats use gene from ancient Ebola-like virus, study says
Socially isolated animals can influence evolution, study says
A new study shines light on the evolutionary importance of social isolation.
Socially isolated animals can influence evolution, study says
Girl inherited genes almost exclusively from her father
Scientists say a Czech girl has genes that came almost entirely from her father.
Girl inherited genes almost exclusively  from her father
Researchers discover process that neutralizes tumors
A new study reveals a unique process that could help in cancer prevention.
Researchers discover process that neutralizes tumors
Scientists use nanoparticles to boost immune system tumor defense
MIT researchers are fighting cancerous tumors using nanoparticles that deliver.
Scientists use nanoparticles to boost immune system tumor defense
Researchers plan to examine 'lunar hay fever' that hit astronauts
An European Space Agency (ESA) research programme plans to examine "lunar hay fever."
Researchers plan to examine 'lunar hay fever' that hit astronauts
Scientists discover new type of photosynthesis
A recently discovered type of photosynthesis could push the boundaries of our current understanding of life on Earth.
Scientists discover new type of photosynthesis
Legend of Loch Ness monster to be tested with DNA samples
An international team of researchers is preparing to head to Scotland's Loch Ness in search of monster DNA.
Legend of Loch Ness monster to be tested with DNA samples
Researchers say artificial womb could grow mammoth-elephant hybrid
Renowned geneticist George Church and his team claim they can grow mammoth-elephant hybrid in an artificial womb.
Researchers say artificial womb could grow mammoth-elephant hybrid
Huawei and ZTE are sources of concern for U.S. officials
Congress has restricted the Pentagon from procuring gear from China manufacturers, Huawei and ZTE, surrounding security threats.
Huawei and ZTE are sources of concern for U.S. officials
Sexual extravagance can lead to extinction, study says
A new study suggests that sexual extravagance might do more harm than good.
Sexual extravagance can lead to extinction, study says
Bacteria can pass on 'memory' to descendants, study says
A new study suggests that bacteria pass on "memory" to descendants using a rhythmic pattern of biological processes.
Bacteria can pass on 'memory' to descendants, study says
Ancient sea worm leaves behind feces with evidence of Cambrian biodiversity
Ancient sea worm feces sheds light on a food web on the ocean floor.
Ancient sea worm leaves behind feces with evidence of Cambrian biodiversity