The work may offer new insights into the disease’s origins
An oncology expert discusses treatment options for aggressive glioblastoma
A feel-good science project
Watch how Carpathian brown bears, scarred by the practice of training bears to dance for entertainment, are being given the chance to live out their lives in an environment tailored to creature comfort.
Two new studies suggest the system’s potentially habitable planets could have lost their atmospheres long ago
New DNA-based research suggests dogs were domesticated in a single event, in contrast with a previous hypothesis
Some research suggests a tendency toward violence has shaped our anatomy throughout evolution. But anthropologists are sharply divided
Deep oceans were thought to hold life's origins. New evidence points instead to an active volcanic landscape
Forensic entomologists can chemically analyze fly eggs from a corpse, which might speed up detective work. Christopher Intagliata reports.
The British baby has a rare, lethal disease
Births peak on weekdays during daytime work hours
Let’s clear up some of the most common myths and misunderstandings about sulfites, wine, and headaches
Like great apes, the canny corvids seem capable of delaying gratification
The experimental treatment will now face review by the agency
Technique demonstrated in E. coli suggests way to record events
When fire ants build a structure, they avoid getting crushed by their fellow ants by following a simple set of rules to distribute the load evenly.
Scott Kraus, vice president and senior science advisor at the Anderson Cabot Center for Ocean Life at the New England Aquarium in Boston, talks about the Northeast Canyons and Seamounts Marine National Monument, created last year and already under threat.
Chemical produced by tomato plants in response to pest attack can change insect behavior
A single gene is linked to nest building in mice