The secret to building brain-controlled prostheses may be to ignore the brain entirely
By Gary Stix | Dec 4, 2013
Even entomologists can't stomach some creepy-crawlies
By Rachel Nuwer | Dec 3, 2013
What makes a normally harmless microbe turn deadly?
By Robyn Braun | Dec 3, 2013
NASA is investigating new roles for the former planet-hunting observatory
Why it's worth spending $250,000 to research worm sex
Ultraviolet LEDs help sea turtles avoid deadly encounters with fishing nets
By Rachel Feltman | Nov 13, 2013
Unmasking tiny denizens of the great indoors
By Peter Andrey Smith | Nov 12, 2013
The flawed body mass index remains a useful predictor of health
A gigantic star in the Whirlpool Galaxy has vanished, solving a supernova mystery
Neutrinos from deep space are opening up a new kind of astronomy
Adventurers seeking the remotest place in the Arctic now have a new target. (But they'd better hurry—the ice is melting)
Forensic epidemiologists are tracking rapid viral mutations to help convict criminal spreaders of disease
What's to blame?
Children in rural Ethiopia are teaching themselves to read with Android tablets
Scientists haul their wares to Burning Man
Once unfettered labs seek financial shelter
Opposition complicates the White House plan to move toward clean energy
The map governing who gets an organ transplant favors some regions over others
Mice missing certain sensory genes wind up with busted gametes
Monitoring from above predicts sinkholes months before they occur
By Arielle Duhaime-Ross | Oct 6, 2013
How could the cosmos have become so skewed?
By John Matson | Sep 29, 2013
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