NYU scientists shine light on the origins of the blind cavefish.
Studying the early stages of tuberculosis infection could help scientists figure out new ways to tackle the disease.
Scientists are researching ways to use a “gene knockout” technique known as RNA interference to help fight HIV.
This year's Orchid Show at the New York Botanical Gardens is a colorful take on conservation.
New tricks to breed sexier Mediterranean fruit flies could improve control of an important agricultural pest.
Adding the right kind of bacteria, scientists find, can boost plant growth on poor quality soil.
Invasive sea lampreys may soon become vulnerable to a powerful new stake to the heart: irresistible sex pheromones.
Scientists listen to the mating songs of disease-carrying mosquitoes in hopes that they’ll use what they learn to control wild populations.
Ordinary citizens make valuable contributions to scientific research.
A recent Ebola Reston outbreak among pigs in the Philippines is cause for concern among some scientists.
For researcher Jermel Watkins, forensic science plus high-schoolers and hands-on teaching is the formula for success.
Trailblazing our knowledge of aquatic minds, Diana Reiss uses science to fight for dolphin welfare.
One fish’s evolution raises questions about what constitutes a species.
A new study finds that gut microbes may help protect against the onset of type 1 diabetes.