Companies are partnering with environmental groups to aid the red apes, but results are elusive
570 sites advertise therapies for sports injuries, autism and MS via direct-to-consumer marketing
The call of the tufted titmouse conveys important information about the presence of potential predators. But only if other birds can hear it. Karen Hopkin reports.
From incubation in a bra to an afterlife under glass, how a cloned sheep attained celebrity status
Urban light pollution in the U.K. is pushing tree springtime behavior a full week earlier than usual. Christopher Intagliata reports.
The world’s most photographed ewe was born in Scotland on July 5, 1996. Nature Video talks to two of the researchers who created her. This video was reproduced with permission and was first published on June 29, 2016. It is a Nature Video production.
Rescuers fail to free the animal from commercial crab trap rigging
Over their lifetimes, macaques follow the same trajectory as humans in the amount of interest they have in observing what another individual is looking at.
The first wave of a lionfish invasion has struck in the Mediterranean Sea, a region where these fish had not been established before
Charles Czeisler, director of the Division of Sleep Medicine at Harvard Medical School, talked about the dangers of drowsy driving at a recent Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health Forum called Asleep at the Wheel.
Kenneth Catania of Vanderbilt University talks to Cynthia Graber about electric eel research that led him to accept 19th-century naturalist Alexander von Humboldt's account of electric eels attacking horses.
Biotech pioneer Nina Tandon tells how a patient's own stem cells could be grown on 3-D scaffolds
Stem cell researcher Qiurong Ding says altering cell DNA may enable reprogramming disease right out of patients
Social spiders in artificially assembled groups of all bold or all shy members fared less well against predators than a group with some shy and some bold members.
Miniature simulations allow scientists to study physiological mechanisms and behaviors in ways never before possible, creating opportunities for drug development
When immune cells rush to the site of a mosquito bite, viruses hijack the cells and turn them into viral factories—in mice, at least. Christopher Intagliata reports.
The gene-editing technology’s cancer treatment safety test could start later this year
At least 49 patients and medical staff were exposed
Stark differences between men's and women’s immune responses pose a medical conundrum
Slime molds have no brains, yet they make complex decisions. In this film scientists use time-lapse video to figure out how slime molds make those decisions. "Lens of Time: Slime Lapse" was first published on bioGraphic and reproduced with permission. © 2016 California Academy of Sciences