And a possible way to reverse it
Astronomers say features of comet landed on by spacecraft in November, such as black crust and icy lakes, suggest living micro-organisms beneath surface
Our planet's beauty and fragility can never be understated. So, scientists with a GoPro teamed up with some turtles to take the viewer on a tour of the Great Barrier Reef – the endangered paradise, as seen from the point of view of its inhabitant
A group of Russian scientists have discovered a new method of DNA repair which may be able to prevent and cure neurodegenerative diseases, such as Alzheimer's or Parkinson's and even stop the process of cell death.
The stand for the region of Liguria at the Milan 2015 Expo features a project as bizarre-sounding as it is intriguing: an attempt to grow crops underwater, inside air-filled biospheres. It's part of an effort that could prove a low-cost, low-energy s
NEW ANTIBIOTICS CAN'T COME SOON ENOUGH
A rare look beneath the Southern California waves shows young great whites in action.
Today, worms have a wimpy look. Their survival on this earth among dangerous and attacking animals is always questioned because they don't have attacking ability or anything with which they can save themselves from attacking animals.
Considering that they're known for crawling through the sprawling subterranean networks of the world, it should come as no surprise that rats actually dream about the places they want to go.
Pentagon's Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is working to create designer organisms that would have abilities to terraform the Red Planet into Earth.
Well-known Australian beach stinger causes panic when a single ones washes up on the New Jersey shore
Proof that a sixth is upon us lies in showing that current rates of extinction are above the 'background' rate prevailing in the previous five extinctions.
Long, long ago, in a time so far in the past it preceded the dinosaurs and the continents, lived a tiny creature named "grandfather turtle." It had many of the qualities of the turtles we know and love today: a boxy body, plodding legs, a long ne
In a first, the head of an ancient worm Hallucigenia, a species that baffled scientists for decades because of its complex shape, has been found after painstaking research.
The deep-sea crustacean, which lives near hydrothermal vents, is only the third species of yeti crab known to science.
Analytics tools and cloud platform to be used on genetics data
Modern humans and Neanderthals interbred in Europe, an analysis of 40,000-year-old DNA suggests.
The University of Texas at Austin (UT) have finally discovered the organic mechanism responsible for this in an animal.
In nature, there are numerous species that die immediately after reproducing, like the female octopus. Others, like the alligator, may not age at all. So what do they have in common?
How do babies learn so much from so little so quickly?
Jurassic Park saw dinosaurs brought back to life based on DNA preserved in the gut of a blood-sucking mosquito entombed in amber.
The amalgamation of man and machine will be the 'biggest evolution in biology' claims Professor Yuval Noah Harari
It may come as no surprise to learn that the human attention span has drastically lessened from the year 2000.
An international team of scientists recently sequenced the complete genome of the woolly mammoth. Led by the Swedish Museum of Natural History in Stockholm, the work opens the door to recreate the huge herbivore, which last roamed the Earth 4,000 yea
A comprehensive Microsoft study is offering insights into how living in the digital age is affecting our ability to sustain attention, and how our brains are adapting to the constant flow of new stimuli.
IT'S A LONG, hard road to understanding the human brain, and one of the first milestones in that journey is building a … database.
We've heard that bees are disappearing. But what is making bee colonies so vulnerable?
World first as SPERM is grown in a lab for the first time: Scientists claim breakthrough could give hope to infertile men
KILLING FROM BEYOND THE GRAVE
A BABOON GENE COULD GIVE CATTLE A FIGHTING CHANCE AGAINST A DEADLY DISEASE