Proteins involved in gene regulation once fought viruses.
There are even more compelling reasons to embrace physical activity than looks (and looking good is pretty great in itself).
An unholy mash-up of a camel, a rhino, and an elephant.
Psychedelic research is undergoing a renaissance — but the newly-burgeoning field may be in danger.
Errors could cause researchers to overestimate the rate of photosynthesis when water is scarce.
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Two people were found to have plague this week. What does the disease look like in the modern world, and why does it keep happening in New Mexico?
Government labs that house nuclear weapons are rife with workplace safety hazards, a year-long investigation by the Center for Public Integrity finds. NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Jeff Smith, lead editor of the series "Nuclear Negligence."
Luminol, as one might expect from its, is bioluminescent when mixed with an oxidizing agent. Here's what happens when it's mixed with oxygen.
Tom Scott has already taken a ride in a "sideways elevator" but it felt like a bit of a cheat as it was more of a cart than a full elevator. This paternoster lift, however, hits all the marks and might come to a skyscraper near you sometime in the future.
Technology far exceeded expectations in LISA Pathfinder test.
As humanity expands to become a multi-planetary species, some important questions must be considered: Can we bring cats? What about dogs? Also, can we make wine in space?
If you're baking in the heat, you’d be doing yourself a favor by swapping that frozen yogurt for some Buffalo wings.
NASA's new rover is intended to store rock samples it plucks from the Martian surface. But what happens after that?
It is an industry like no other, with profit margins to rival Google – and it was created by one of Britain’s most notorious tycoons: Robert Maxwell.
Amazon filed a patent for a beehive-shaped high-rise that can serve as a base for package-carrying drones.
Could understanding canine compulsions help find new treatments for people with OCD, too?
Ancient climate change was to blame.
A new study finds lightning storms were the main driver of recent massive fire years in Alaska and northern Canada, with the storms likely to migrate north as climate warms.
Justices overturn lower court rulings on policy targeting people from six majority-Muslim countries.
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