Life Science

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May 1, 2017

Bacteria-eating viruses regain interest among academia and industry

April 24, 2017

The first land plants quickly formed relationships with fungi

April 10, 2017

A recent study on roundworms identified the hormone responsible for burning fat, marking the latest discovery in a convoluted, century-long search

March 20, 2017

Climate change is pushing corals, and the biologists hoping to save them, to their limits.

February 17, 2017

Chimpanzee research was once done for the benefit of humans. Now, some researchers think it’s essential for saving the great apes.

February 13, 2017

What cheese caves have that your refrigerator doesn’t

February 1, 2017

Buckets in hand, ecologists scramble to save the threatened Santa Ana sucker

December 29, 2016

The startup SolveBio wants to be a one-stop shop for scientists trying to cope with data overload

December 12, 2016

A new fertility procedure, banned in the U.S., offers hope to couples with mitochondrial disease

November 25, 2016

The ubiquitous city pigeon may not deserve its bad reputation

July 6, 2016

The remarkable leafcutter ant is spurring some wild ideas about agriculture, medicine and the nature of ecosystems

June 29, 2016

DNA barcoding helps hunt down criminals trafficking illegal wildlife products

May 30, 2016

The trendy food label doesn’t mean what you think it does

April 5, 2016

Finding the science hidden in fantasy novels

March 21, 2016

Behind the scenes, Rebecca Meah builds models of dinosaurs and other animals for museum exhibitions


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