The North American walnut sphinx caterpillar produces a whistle that sounds just like a songbird's alarm call--and the whistle seems to startle birds. Christopher Intagliata reports.
Scientists added two genes to the plant's genome to get the new hue
Cassini data points to Titan as a contender for hosting some sort of primitive life, researchers say
Reports suggest researchers have altered DNA and made few errors
Transplanted cells offer middle-aged rodents an increased life span
A new technique could make digital devices easier to read in bright sunlight
Exposure to existing antibiotics can imbue infectious bacteria with resistance that also kicks in against new drugs related to the originals. Christopher Intagliata reports.
Newly identified volcanoes may have provided the perfect environment for microbial life-forms to thrive
Journalist and author Susan Ewing talks about her new book Resurrecting the Shark: A Scientific Obsession and the Mavericks Who Solved the Mystery of a 270-Million-Year-Old Fossil. (And we'll discuss how Helicoprion is not technically a shark, but it's really close!)
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