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Life Science

August 15, 2022

Evon Hekkala has changed our understanding of African crocodiles, thanks to the emergence of ancient DNA research

June 17, 2022

Cultured meat promises to be better for animals, public health and the planet. Will we eat it?

March 23, 2022

Baleen whales have a unique, previously unknown organ for swallowing massive amounts of prey-filled water

February 8, 2022

Poop preserved in ancient salt mines show evidence of surprising dietary habits and the shift to the modern gut microbiome

February 2, 2022

Researchers already know how to clone human embryos. Bringing those embryos to term is another problem entirely

December 24, 2021

DNA barcoding could eventually help improve dangerous conditions for cocoa growers

December 3, 2021

Chloroplast-stealing sea slugs straddle the line between plant and animal, holding promise for green energy sources.

November 19, 2021

Scientists are recruiting phages, bacteria’s natural predators, as the antibiotic resistance crisis worsens.

August 18, 2021

Under pandemic lockdown, those lucky enough to stay home got a taste of pets’ confinement

April 12, 2021

Researchers made a CRISPR gene editor that can be controlled with blue light

January 22, 2021

Backpack-wearing locusts may one day be bomb-sniffing heroes

December 18, 2020

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

November 19, 2020

You’ve heard of the fly on the wall, but what about the crow in the city?

November 17, 2020

A new method to stitch together DNA can assemble a virus genome in one day

August 5, 2020

Some philosophers argue that consciousness pervades the universe. But not everyone is convinced.

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