To survive in one of the planet’s most energy-limited environments, a hardy group of microbes appears to live at a glacial pace.
Inhaling black carbon could boost some disease-causing bacteria’s resistance to antibiotics.
Removing trees killed by fires might not be as damaging to forests as previously thought.
Moderation seems to be a better approach than greed—for foragers, at least.
Researchers are discovering just how easily both blind and sighted people can be trained to echolocate.
The more difficult the task, the less likely they will be generous.
The bigger the tree, the greater the diversity of ant species that call it home
Scientists are looking at the genetic profiles of families with a history of a rare syndrome that affects follicle structure.
Many viruses thrive by blocking cells’ internal messages, but one particularly crippling infection can actually change these messages’ content.
The geological wonders could be at risk.
Computational tools have the ability to analyze books’ emotional arcs, but it’s unclear what they can really find out about literature.
How researchers found a mate for a rare mollusc
A 17-years-long study reveals how the complex relationships between a cell’s genes allow it to function.
If you’re a spider, that is.
A thin, microscopic membrane that surrounds the tiny crustaceans’ feces seems to be their trick to munching on men-of-war and venomous jellies.
The secret is in their stems.
The virus may rely on particular receptors to infect neural stem cells—but scientists still have more questions than answers.
The brain plays a strange trick in low light—and when people take Viagra.
The code that makes cells is more complex than it once seemed.
Scientists are trying to tweak a well-known model of ecological change to account for environmental fluctuations.