The bacteria, which normally live in warmer waters, have caused infections in waters near Delaware and New Jersey
Two monkey species who last shared a common ancestor 3 million years ago have "eerily similar" alarm calls.
First gene associated with cannabis abuse likely affects how people respond to the drug
It could lead to drones that fly like bats
Millipedes, often blind, have come up with clever physical signals to ward off sexual advances from members of wrong species.
People appear to consume between 74,000 and 121,000 microplastic particles annually, and that's probably a gross underestimate.
Cracking the nut’s “cyanide problem” could make it easier to cultivate sweeter varieties of this ancient snack
Changes could endanger promising medical research
Policy also requires ethics review for any grant applications to the National Institutes of Health that involve fetal tissue
Anthropologists found parasite eggs in ancient poop samples, providing a glimpse of human health as hunter-gatherers transitioned to settlements. Christopher Intagliata reports.
A new study used machine learning to show how “all mutations are not created equal”
Minnesota white-tailed deer have found an unlikely ally in bats, which eat the biting flies the deer attract
The now-extinct animals once lived from Florida to Alaska, and weighed as up to 100 kilograms
How DNA is used to store—and generate—information at extreme scales
Why dolphins, seals and other animals developed the capacity to sleep with half their brain awake
A novel mechanism has been discovered in the bucktoothed rodents’ ability to withstand hurt
A springtime science activity from Science Buddies
The health promises of boosting an important metabolic molecule may be clouded by its possible role in promoting cancer-cell growth
Some wild female bonobos introduce their sons to desirable females—then make sure their relations won’t be interrupted by competing males. Karen Hopkin reports.
A new imaging technique helps to distinguish different millipede species