Doctors have a short window of time to experiment on brain-dead donors to improve procedures—and that's if they can get permission.
The island’s wildlife has been a casualty of the military presence.
Scientists announce the birth of 37 pigs gene-edited to be better for human transplant.
Genetic analysis could revolutionize the study of medieval books.
An “artist with a backhoe” details the tricks of his trade.
How a children’s cartoon ignited a debate about skin color in Roman Britain, and what it has to do with genetics
Utqiaġvik, Alaska, is one of the only places where whale anatomists can get specimens for research.
But it’s okay, really!
A new study links abnormalities in the inner ear to a predisposition for such sensations.
A company called Helix wants to sort through the pseudoscience in DNA tests, but it has its critics, too.
Plastic production is rapidly accelerating, according to an ambitious new paper—but only 9 percent of it gets recycled.
A layer cake of bat poop and sand reveals the history of tsunamis in the Indian Ocean.
Most of the Earth’s surface is ocean. Life began there. But marine life accounts for only 15 percent of the world’s species.
A new study suggests they use fluorescence for photosynthesis.
The country provides 25 percent of helium used on Earth.
The park will now allow Andrew Snelling, a young-Earth creationist geologist, to collect rocks for research.
Immunity to a last-resort antibiotic can develop in bacteria that haven’t been exposed to that antibiotic.
A study suggests an unusual strategy to make vaccines more effective.
It’s the first time RNA interference will be used to kill insect pests.
By searching the church's famed family trees, scientists have tracked down a cancer-causing mutation that came west with a pioneer couple—just in time to save the lives of their great-great-great-great grandchildren.