If this is in fact a prion, it would be the first ever found in a plant
When it comes to relationships, there's no perfect formula to tell if that certain someone is Mr. or Ms. Right, until now.
They may be responsible for creating clouds and rain
For something that happens as regularly as falling asleep, neuroscientists know remarkably little about how it works. One minute you're awake and the next minute you're flying through the city fighting a giant lizard that vaguely resembles your m
Call it an "ego", a "self" or just an "I" - it's the idea that our thoughts and feelings are our own, and no one else has access to them in the same way.
Animals that regrow body parts like zebrafish and newts certainly function very differently to the way humans do, but we might one day be able to borrow some of these traits.
A SIMILAR TECHNIQUE MIGHT HELP RESTORE HUMAN FERTILITY
Adult newts are the envy of the animal kingdom when it comes to replacing missing tissue. Amputated legs, arms or tails, there's hardly repair job too big for this animal's remarkable regenerative abilities.
NASA's extensive web of satellites has been used for everything from spotting shipwrecks to helping farmers combat draught, but a new project has turned them towards something a little different yet - analyzing deer populations.
When you want to get together with friends or family, chances are you employ a motor. That is to say, you likely get into a car or on some form of public transport to arrive at a meeting point. Bacteria really aren't very different.
If we hope to one day leave Earth and explore the universe, our bodies are going to have to get a lot better at surviving the harsh conditions of space.
Peel away the layers of a house--the plastered walls, the slate roof, the hardwood floors--and you're left with a frame, the skeletal form that makes up the core of any structure. Can we do the same with life?
SCIENTISTS are one step closer to cloning dinosaurs after the discovering the remains of a Tyrannosaurus rex that was pregnant when it died.
Heart transplants have been around since 1967, but they're still anything but routine.