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Defeating Diseases with Energy

The cell's mitochondria generate 90% of a body's energy. Could scientists harness that power to fight disease and perhaps even aging?

January 9, 2018 — Renee Morad

How Snakes Lost Their Legs

New fossil analyses and insights from evolutionary developmental biology elucidate the long-sought origin of serpents

January 1, 2018 — Hongyu Yi

Pain and Weather Fail to Connect

A big data analysis involving more than 1.5 million patients could find no relationship between weather and complaints to doctors about joint or back pain. 

December 23, 2017 — Karen Hopkin

This Fish Emits Damaging Decibels

The Gulf corvina produces a chattering chorus that’s one of the loudest underwater animal sounds on the planet. Christopher Intagliata reports.

December 20, 2017 — Christopher Intagliata

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