A series of experiments in mice has led to what some are calling “one of the more important aging discoveries ever."
The mystery that spans every feline, from tabby house cats to Siberian tigers.
Despite much chin-stroking.
So why are they stripey?
“The bird's hunting technique is simple: Find prey, flush it out, and stamp the living crap out of it.”
When it comes to digesting its prey, the plant is a calculating killer.
Using techniques from evolutionary biology, scientists have traced folk stories back to the Bronze Age.
They can measure pressure, temperature, and much more before being safely absorbed into the body.
And that's okay.
Every hug, handshake, and hip-check sends the tiny communities that live inside us back and forth.
Over generations, mice deprived of fiber permanently lost some species of gut microbes. What does this mean for human health?
Leslie Vosshall is trying to block mosquitoes’ sense of smell, but the blood-suckers are proving to be tricky foes.
A new study revises the most famous (and totally made up) “fact” about the microbiome.
A new disease afflicting Tasmanian devils suggests transmissible tumors might be more common than originally thought.
Scientists are using the technology to control genes rather than alter them.
When we take turns speaking, we chime in after a culturally universal short gap.
Staff picks of our favorite science, technology, and health stories from 2015
Scientists can stop gut bacteria in mice from making a chemical that causes arterial disease.