Only 1 in 10 humans are left handed. So why does it happen at all?
My primary focus is searching for undiscovered species—mostly white, eyeless crustaceans.
Given evolution's trajectory, we will almost certainly transform into augmented versions of our current selves. The big question now is, can we survive long enough to become the next humans?
The yeast S. cerevisiae is instrumental in brewing ale. But did you know that it's also instrumental in helping scientists better understand cells?
And a U.K.-based team is building it
Capturing the motion of macromolecules will help researchers make better HIV drugs
Just implement a nice kill-switch, then everything'll be fine
Green light for synthetic biology
Winners of the Nikon's annual Small World competition represent the best in through-the-microscope photography
The gene responsible for our hyperactive downfall might be the key to keeping nomads healthy
Expanding the blueprint of life could yield cheaper drugs and nanomachines
Survey reveals that creationism and ID are hardly extinct in high schools
Cancer research gets a major boost from an innovative new center
Linda B. Buck, co-winner of the 2004 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine, retracts a 2001 Nature paper, citing irreproducible results.
A Nobel prize winner at 33, Joshua Lederberg's findings were wide-ranging and far-reaching
Global warming is taking a toll on fishâ€”and helping jellyfish rule the sea
Technology may be ushering in a golden age of stalking, in which predators use GPS, cellphones and other devices to track and terrorize.
My name's Pat, and I'm 133 years old
The jury is out, but the answer always entails a healthy dose of biology and sociology.
Books: Neither nature nor nurture, argues controversial author Paul Ehrlich.
Are mysterious skin cells that never stop dividing a form of cancer, or the best hope yet for treating burn victims?