Researchers find molecules that might mark elusive syndrome.
Small children can have big ideas
The science of everyday beauty reveals what people really like--and why
An alternative explanation for cancer's origins could lead to better therapies
Researchers untangle the genetics of how a crippling virus mutated and spread via mosquito from Africa to Asia
Barrier between the United States and Mexico divides habitats and puts species at risk.
Molecules that help others to fold emerge as targets for cancer drugs.
Help researchers build the go-to platform for documenting all the world's organisms
US judge throws out case meant to halt federal funding, but research remains vulnerable.
We manipulate our memories to brace for future hardships
Some plants that are grazed on can then up the number of copies of their DNA, allowing them to produce more proteins and seeds. Karen Hopkin reports
In times of starvation the placenta protects the fetus from brain dysfunction.
Sensors on the scalp and muscles could help drivers respond more quickly to emergencies, but the technology is unwieldy at present
Although the power of positive thinking is clear, little is known about how negative mind-sets affect the success of therapies
Monkeys may be able to devise gestures to communicate specific ideas
The answer to an invasive fish species in the Atlantic and Caribbean may just be overfishing. David Biello reports
Panic attacks seem to come out of nowhere, but research finds symptoms appear up to one hour before the sufferer is aware of the attack. Christie Nicholson reports
A tired brain struggles when faced with too many choices
In a new book, neuroscientist and author Mark Changizi explores how language and music separate us from our primate ancestors