Female hyenas keep their clans in line by virtue of their complex social networks. Jason G. Goldman reports.
One in three gluten-free dishes tested at restaurants contained gluten—especially GF pizzas and pastas. Christopher Intagliata reports.
A still-controversial test could be administered to toddlers to gauge their chances
Female puberty is starting earlier and earlier, with worrying consequences for women’s health
At an event honoring Nobel and Kavli Prize winners, neuroscientists James Hudspeth and Robert Fettiplace talked about the physiology of hearing and the possibility of restoring hearing loss...
A review concluded that the scientists did not take part in a Chinese researcher’s experiment to edit the genomes of twin human embryos
The marine mollusks display behavior that resembles sleep, including cycles of rapid eye movement
Coyotes become fearless around people in just a few generations—which isn’t good for their longterm co-existence with humans in cities. Jason G. Goldman reports.
A color-changing science project from Science Buddies
The Nobel Prize–winning biologist pioneered the use of C. elegans as an animal model
The monkeys lower the pitch of their "whinnies" when they're far from the rest of their group, which might help the calls travel further through jungle foliage. Christopher Intagliata reports...
Loss of collagen protein depletes renewal cells that serve as skin’s fountain of youth
Domestic felines distinguish between their monikers and similar-sounding words, new research shows
Is a runaway immune reaction making a dengue vaccine dangerous?
Increasingly threatened young ice is crucial in transporting nutrients to the deep, central Arctic Ocean
Investigations into how the electric eel uses electricity have revealed astonishing insights into the creature's physiology and behavior
A once abandoned drug compound shows an ability to rebuild organs damaged by illness and injury
The sophisticated sensing behaviors of marine organisms could serve as a surveillance system that aids national security
Scientists tracked bumblebee queens with radar when they emerged from hibernation and found the bees take only brief flights en route to a new nest. Christopher Intagliata reports.
The chytrid fungus has hit 500 species of amphibians, driving dozens to extinction in recent decades