A cool scientific finding and a strange semantic investigation.
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.
Just implement a nice kill-switch, then everything'll be fine
Green light for synthetic biology
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
Linda B. Buck, co-winner of the 2004 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine, retracts a 2001 Nature paper, citing irreproducible results.
Cuba's future was meant to lie in its scientists; did it work out that way?
Fish teeth demonstrate that you really are what you eat
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
A new study finds that trees are fueling air pollution--with a lot of help from humans
We must intervene to halt these aging processes, says Aubrey De Grey. the rub is, no one has figured out how
Technology may be ushering in a golden age of stalking, in which predators use GPS, cellphones and other devices to track and terrorize.
A reader inquires: "Why can't we put people into some sort of cryogenic sleep and launch them to Mars--or to an even more distant destination, like Alpha Centauri?"
My name's Pat, and I'm 133 years old
Two biographies strive to clear the confusion.
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?