December 20, 2017
The BioArt Competition award-winning photo, depicting an alligator embryo, will be exhibited at the National Institutes of Health in Maryland.
December 18, 2017
Researchers hope the discovery will provide novel therapeutic strategies to protect against early stages of degeneration and prevent the onset of Alzheimer’s.
Young scientists are getting their first experience working in the field as they study the ecosystem of Kenya's Mara River.
A type of tropical mosquito known to spread Zika is making a home in Washington D.C. for the sixth straight winter, by hunkering down in storm drains.
Nearly 25 trillion miles away, Alpha Centauri is our closest neighbor — could it be home to a habitable planet? New research is bringing us closer to an answer.
December 14, 2017
Artificial intelligence can beat chess champs, but can it come up with a good joke? Thanks to computational linguistics, the answer might be “yes.”
While green technologies like solar and wind do create some carbon emissions, they prevent much more by displacing fossil fuels, according to a new study.
December 13, 2017
Can modern sexual harassment be chalked up to natural selection? Not at all, argues Yale’s Richard G. Bribiescas — citing no less an authority than Darwin.
Yale researchers have developed a method of analyzing individual brains that allows them to successfully predict the subjects’ IQs, their sex, and more.
The shells of tumble-prone giant tortoises on the Galapagos Islands may not do them any favors, according to new research.