Planners returned water to Arizona's Santa Cruz River's dry bed in 2019, and various species began showing up the same day.
Decades-old specimens solve a long-standing mystery
The ancestors of today’s dogs already exhibited some playfulness, which became a key trait during domestication.
A microscopic image reveals a plant’s vascular system
New Nobel laureate in chemistry Jennifer Doudna talks about various applications of the gene-editing tool CRISPR.
Charles Rice, who today shared the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for the discovery of the hepatitis C virus, talked about how rapidly research now occurs, compared with his early work...
Harvey J. Alter, Michael Houghton and Charles M. Rice share the award for identifying the virus behind the blood-borne liver disease
If you lived in a desert, you’d probably want to live under a rock, too
A new analytical process shows how chemicals affect the nanostructures of an insect’s wings
Researchers seeking evidence for cancer in dinosaurs found it in a collection of bones at a paleontology museum in Alberta.
An ordinary bacterium can trigger changes in some primary tumors that lead to dangerous metastasis
New research catalogues tomatoes’ genetic variation
New research suggests one way fish might spread to distant waters
A new budget-friendly virtual-reality system helps researchers study the brains of small animals
Fork-tailed flycatchers make a fluttering sound with their wings—but separate subspecies have different “dialects” of fluttering. Christopher Intagliata reports.
The avian cortex had been hiding in plain sight all along. Humans were just too birdbrained to see it
Following a tantalizing discovery, these spacecraft could be headed to Earth’s twisted twin in search of the truth
Here are some brief reports about science and technology from all over, including one from Israel about what DNA reveals about the Dead Sea Scrolls’ parchment.
Hyraxes, which live in Africa and the Middle East, punctuate their songs with snorts. And the snorts appear to reflect the animals’ emotional state. Jason G. Goldman reports.
Nikon’s Small World in Motion competition captures creatures and forces that are invisible to the naked eye.