DNA barcoding could eventually help improve dangerous conditions for cocoa growers
Chloroplast-stealing sea slugs straddle the line between plant and animal, holding promise for green energy sources.
Scientists are recruiting phages, bacteria’s natural predators, as the antibiotic resistance crisis worsens.
Under pandemic lockdown, those lucky enough to stay home got a taste of pets’ confinement
Researchers made a CRISPR gene editor that can be controlled with blue light
Backpack-wearing locusts may one day be bomb-sniffing heroes
The discovery of organisms that are new to science has historically required years of field work, but species could become something we create instead of find
You’ve heard of the fly on the wall, but what about the crow in the city?
A new method to stitch together DNA can assemble a virus genome in one day
Some philosophers argue that consciousness pervades the universe. But not everyone is convinced.
A new research method gives insight into the internal world of Australia’s most beloved marsupial
The human microbiome is overflowing with more genetic information than we thought
With habitat loss already threatening koalas, the disease could increase death and infertility rates
A museum illustrator creates art out of science.
Feline foamy virus is widespread in domestic cats, a new study finds, which could make them more susceptible to other viruses known to be deadly to domestic and wild cats
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