Analysis suggests genetic mixing occurred in Africa around 35,000 years ago
Scientists have made reprogrammed stem cells from an endangered rhinoceros and a monkey
The National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences needs to be written into the still-unfinished 2012 federal budget
The planet is conveniently close, and an extreme laboratory for atmospheric processes familiar on Earth. So why won't NASA send a mission there?
Hominins with different toolmaking technologies coexisted
Identification of suspect substances depends on reference materials that are in short supply
First non-avian reptile sequence helps explain vertebrate evolution
Probiotics affect behaviour and brain chemistry
U.S. Institute of Medicine finds "very little evidence" of serious harm
Experiment probes connection between climate change and radiation bombarding the atmosphere.
An unprecedented study in Bangladesh could reveal how malnutrition, poor sanitation and other challenges make their mark on child development
Viral hepatitis is on the rise. Tackling hepatitis B in Africa is key to fighting back
Misaligned stacks of the wonder material exhibit superconductivity and other curious properties
Data from the Gaia spacecraft are radically transforming how we see the evolution of our galaxy
Physicists at the LIGO experiment have now detected 11 cosmic events that produce ripples in the fabric of space-time
The survey of 650 respondents in 12 countries included a pressure to publish and a struggle to maintain a work-life balance, especially for academics who are parents...
Astronomers peer inside planetary nurseries for clues about how our solar system and others came to be
High-pressure hydrogen materials could be a step toward a new era of superconductivity