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
Variety in female nipples dispute evolutionary biology theory Variety in female nipples dispute evolutionary biology theory
Scientists uncover second way bacteria make methane Scientists uncover second way bacteria make methane
Drinking alcohol may foster bad mouth bacteria Drinking alcohol may foster bad mouth bacteria
Vagus nerve treatment may help depressed patients, study reports Vagus nerve treatment may help depressed patients, study reports
Plants evolve away from useless defenses, study reports Plants evolve away from useless defenses, study reports
Scientists move one step closer to universal cancer tests Scientists move one step closer to universal cancer tests
New theory about the evolutionary development of our foreheads New theory about the evolutionary development of our foreheads
Study reveals transgenderism has biological roots Study reveals transgenderism has biological roots
Fluorescent dyes could help surgeons better detect cancer Fluorescent dyes could help surgeons better detect cancer
Scientists develop a poop-vaporizing, self-flushing toilet Scientists develop a poop-vaporizing, self-flushing toilet
Babies who eat solid food early sleep better Babies who eat solid food early sleep better
Fungal organisms could be creating tunnels in garnets Fungal organisms could be creating tunnels in garnets
Laziness may be evolutionary advantageous, study reports Laziness may be evolutionary advantageous, study reports
Bacteria go extinct quite often, study reports Bacteria go extinct quite often, study reports
Fossils reveal new ancient parasitic wasp species Fossils reveal new ancient parasitic wasp species
Roundworms thaw out after 42,000 years in ice Roundworms thaw out after 42,000 years in ice
Genome writing project aims to engineer cells to resist viral infection Genome writing project aims to engineer cells to resist viral infection
Gut microbes allow turtle ants to exist on nutrient-poor diets, study reports Gut microbes allow turtle ants to exist on nutrient-poor diets, study reports
Cat feces parasite may reduce fear in humans Cat feces parasite may reduce fear in humans
New neuron type detected in human brain New neuron type detected in human brain
Gut bacteria may make it harder to lose weight, study reports Gut bacteria may make it harder to lose weight, study reports
Normal blood sugar levels may be unhealthy Normal blood sugar levels may be unhealthy
Bacteria can use air to fix nitrogen, study reports Bacteria can use air to fix nitrogen, study reports
FDA approves new smallpox drug FDA approves new smallpox drug
'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.
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.
Experts say 'alien' mummy study was flawed, crossed ethical line
A new study suggests that the infamous 2013 "alien mummy" paper was severely flawed.
Study says learning to lie has cognitive benefits
Research suggests that learning to lie has beneficial effects on the developing brain of children.
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.
Scientists solve mystery behind bird egg shape
A new study solves the centuries-old mystery of guillemot egg shape.
Scientists discover first evidence of matter-matter coupling
A new study reveals the first-ever 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.
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.
Trees can be genetically engineered not to spread, study says
Researcher suggests that trees can be genetically engineered not to invasively spread.
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.
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.
Scientists track neural circuits of ageless hydras
A team of researchers is tracking the nervous system of the unique ageless hydras.
Single molecule deficiency could mean severe and treatment-resistant depression
Scientists have discovered the connection between a common nutritional supplement and depression.
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.
Animals can use muscle as internal water source, study says
A new study suggests that some animals dip into muscle stores for water.
Study reveals over 1,200 genes connected to academic success
An international team of researchers identified over 1,200 genes connected to academic success.
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.
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.
Arecibo Observatory damaged by Hurricane Maria
Officials have yet to assess damage, as roads to the site remain impassable.
200,000 Evacuated over Concerns of US' Tallest Dam
Gut bacteria is linked to successful weight-loss
A new study concludes that successful dieters had an abundance of Phascolarctobacterium.
New study proves that fasting increases stem cell regeneration
Scientists study the metabolic effects of fasting in mice, finding an increase in cell regeneration.
Why aren't we using Biosimilar drugs?
Are Biomedical drugs an alternative to prescription drugs?
Omega-3 supplements do not prevent heart disease
Researchers have found there is no link between omega 3 supplements and increased heart health.
Smart bandage is able to monitor wounds, administer medicine
A newly developed smart bandage is capable of both tracking and treating severe wounds.
Immunotherapy shows promise in combating lung cancer
Scientists found that immunotherapy could help lead to faster, more efficient lung cancer treatments.
Heart attacks affect women more than men, study reports
New research shows that women experience more heart attacks than men, reinforcing the gender differences within the issue.
Magic mushrooms use chemical compounds to deter insects,
New research shows how many different mushroom species all evolved to use psilocybin as a way of defense.
Melanin discovery may shake up fossil record
New research on melanin may change the way scientists determine the color of fossilized animals.
Sexually transmitted infection could turn into superbug
Researchers believe a sexually transmitted infection known as Mycoplasma genitalium may turn into a full blown superbug if researchers do nothing about its spread.
Soil organisms may help create new antibiotics, study reports
A group of scientists found a new family of efficient antibiotics while looking at the natural resistance of soil organisms.
Ocean worlds could be habitable for long periods of time
Climates can be kept stable by processes other than those that occur on Earth.
U.S. liver cancer rates on the rise
A new study shows that U.S. liver cancer rates rapidly rising with each passing year.
Coral may be more resilient than previously thought
A new study rewrites the timeline for the relationship between coral and their algae, a finding that shows the organisms may be much stronger than scientists estimated in the past.
Genetically modified hoppy beer has no hops
Scientists have developed a new type of beer that is created without using any hops.
Revolutionary blood test detects early melanoma
For the first time in history researchers have developed a blood test that can detect the early stages of melanoma.
Microorganisms created tiny tunnels inside garnet, study reports
Small tunnels discovered inside garnet crystals likely came from tunnels microorganisms.
Kyrie Irving believes that the Earth is flat
Cleveland Cavaliers guard, Kyrie Irving, is sticking by his belief that the Earth is flat.
Gene editing may one day save coral reefs
The gene editing tool CRISPR could help make coral more resilient to climate change, raising hope for the future of reefs.
Fish fossils shed light on origin of skeletons
For the first time in history scientists have confirmed that aspidin is a type of bone.
Krill are able to digest and break down microplastics, study reports
A new study shows krill are able to break microplastics into smaller pieces.
Researchers use zebrafish to follow trajectory of cancer cells
Transparent zebrafish produce fluorescent tags in embryonic cells, allowing scientists to trace the cells' migratory path.
The scientific community seeks to improve the 'reproducibility' of scientific findings
The National Academies will produce a report on dependability of findings after 18 months.
Study suggests that the levels of chemical contaminates in drinking water may be too high
The EPA has access to a study warning against its current chemical "healthy advisory levels," calling for much lower.
Researchers find protein that controls brain cells
Researchera found out that the p53 protein controls the cells in the brain.
Yellowstone microbes could help explain origin of life
Researchers uncovered a new archaeal lineage in Yellowstone National Park.
Close-up fruit fly brain image reveals hidden neurons
Scientists have managed to look at a fruit fly brain in extreme detail.
Fox genome could reveal genes behind domestication
A new analysis of tame and aggressive foxes shows how dogs may have become domesticated over time.
New self-healing skin could lead to advanced robotics
A group of scientists have created a new, sensitive type of self-healing electronic skin.