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Life Science

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.

January 25, 2020

A new research method gives insight into the internal world of Australia’s most beloved marsupial

December 21, 2019

The human microbiome is overflowing with more genetic information than we thought

November 25, 2019

With habitat loss already threatening koalas, the disease could increase death and infertility rates

November 22, 2019

A museum illustrator creates art out of science.

November 12, 2019

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

June 21, 2019

An unconventional journey leads a scientist to a new conservation tool: environmental DNA

April 1, 2019

Smugglers are illegally harvesting rare species of cactus in order to meet market demands

March 15, 2019

For members of the New York Mycological Society, all mushrooms are good — but some are better when left off your dinner plate

February 28, 2019

The first gene-edited babies have stirred ethical debate — as well as biological concern

February 13, 2019

Sex differences in male and female plants raise some big questions

February 12, 2019

They look gross — especially up close — but the humble roach has a lot to offer researchers developing better antibiotics, robots and even sustainable foods

February 11, 2019

Saber-toothed tigers, giant ground sloths, woolly rhinos and other ice age megafauna are all extinct now — but who or what is to blame remains a mystery

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