Presidential candidates begin to make clear their stark differences on climate change, energy production and stem cell research
The fundraising campaign raised $220 million worldwide
Astrobiologists debate which chemical signatures would hint at life on other worlds
In mice, microbes released anticancer toxin that, with chemotherapy, shrank tumors
Copied animals’ long and healthy retirement may breathe life into cloning applications
Fish flourished in creeks in which human engineers helped shore up beaver dams made weak by poor timber availability.
Great frigate birds may stay aloft for up to two months, eating and sleeping on the wing.
Culex mosquitoes are more common and hardier than Aedes aegypti, which is known to transmit the virus
Biologists have identified a third species—a yeast—in some lichens, shaking up what's always been known as a two-party system. Christopher Intagliata reports.
Research into aging requires patience, but a small cadre of scientists is angling to speed up answers by developing the flamboyant, short-lived turquoise killifish as a new mode
De-Extinction in Action: Scientists Consider a Plan to Reinject Long-Gone DNA into the Black-Footed Ferret Population
The DNA, found in museum and frozen specimens, would boost the species’s diversity
As was widely reported on social media, the U.S. is indeed going to use aerial drones to spread vaccine-laced pellets among prairie dogs to save endangered ferrets, although, contrary to some reports, no M&Ms will be involved.
“Black and Bloom” project explores how microorganisms help to determine the pace of Arctic melting
Slow-motion footage of bees reveals their high-speed collisions and in-flight recovery systems. “Lens of Time: Bumper Bees” was first published on bioGraphic © 2016, California Academy of Sciences.
Two scientists describe attempts to find genes that help endangered crops survive rising salt levels
Scientists study the stride of Olympic athlete Mike Rodgers
The newly engineered zebra fish could help scientists better understand how skin cells react to injury
A model of the dolphin vocal apparatus shows that they need a coating of mucus to produce their distinctive sounds.
Like its distant relative T. rex, a newly identified dinosaur, named Gualicho shinyae, sported small arms and hands with two clawed fingers
The discerning insects returned to flowers with sweetened pollen, but avoided revisiting flowers with bitter pollen. Christopher Intagliata reports.