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How gut bacteria saved ‘dirty mice’ from death
October 19th, 2017, 07:27 AM
Bacteria from the wild cousins make lab mice less prone to getting sick
Rand Paul takes a poke at U.S. peer-review panels
October 19th, 2017, 07:27 AM
New Senate bill would add public members to all funding panels and reexamine some National Science Foundation proposals
This jaw bone bolsters the case for human contact with saber-toothed cats in Europe
October 19th, 2017, 07:27 AM
Genetic analysis adds evidence for a later extinction date there for the giant predators
Why haven’t we had alien contact? Blame icy ocean worlds
October 19th, 2017, 07:27 AM
New hypothesis suggests that ice-encrusted planets could be bad for interstellar communication
Spiders, up close and personal
October 19th, 2017, 07:27 AM
Before you say “yuck,” consider their awe-inspiring qualities
Spider genes put a new spin on arachnids’ potent venoms, stunning silks, and surprising history
October 19th, 2017, 07:27 AM
These eight-legged marvels have complex genomes, some bigger than ours
Analysis of China’s one-child policy sparks uproar
October 18th, 2017, 07:27 AM
Colleagues call demographer’s findings flawed and irresponsible
Spinning spider silk into startup gold
October 18th, 2017, 07:27 AM
Spider silk products are finally edging into the market, but mass-produced, superstrong fibers remain out of reach
Proposal to ban EPA grantees from agency science advisory boards stirs controversy
October 18th, 2017, 07:27 AM
Agency administrator says he'll soon issue directive
NIH emails reveal divisions over renewal of gun research program
October 18th, 2017, 07:27 AM
Agency staff wanted initiative on firearms violence to continue
Germany’s insects are disappearing
October 18th, 2017, 07:27 AM
Biomass of bugs in nature reserves has dropped by 82%
How sponges ‘spike’ themselves with glass
October 18th, 2017, 07:27 AM
Rigid marine invertebrates use protein matrices to grow complex crystals
Team Trump warns Congress it will take billions more to run the 2020 census
October 17th, 2017, 07:27 AM
Funding squeeze has hampered development of cost-saving technologies
Flower petals have ‘blue halos’ to attract bees
October 17th, 2017, 07:27 AM
Bees’ color preference drives flowers to evolve a blue glow
This computer program can beat humans at Go—with no human instruction
October 17th, 2017, 07:27 AM
New version of AlphaGo needs no examples to learn complex board game
Volcanoes may have triggered riots in ancient Egypt
October 17th, 2017, 07:27 AM
Eruptions reduced annual Nile floods, causing catastrophic crop failures and social upheaval
Who’s the most influential biomedical scientist? Computer program guided by artificial intelligence says it knows
October 17th, 2017, 07:27 AM
Semantic Scholar search tool expands to include biomedical science literature
Merging neutron stars generate gravitational waves and a celestial light show
October 16th, 2017, 07:27 AM
As expected, cosmic cataclysm is a scientific gold mine
Can the Museum of the Bible overcome the sins of the past?
October 16th, 2017, 07:27 AM
New museum looks for academic respect amid links to looted artifacts, possibly forged texts, and a proselytizing mission
Gun waiting periods could save hundreds of lives a year, study says
October 16th, 2017, 07:27 AM
National waiting period from 1994–98 saw a 17% drop in gun homicides
Why wolves are better team players than dogs
October 16th, 2017, 07:27 AM
Conflict-shy dogs never learn how to cooperate
Trump’s UNESCO exit draws critics, but will have little immediate impact
October 15th, 2017, 07:27 AM
Move marks second time the United States has left the organization
Your eyes make waste. Without it, you could go blind
October 13th, 2017, 07:27 AM
Newly discovered “eye cycle” reveals how cells get their energy
FDA experts offer a unanimous endorsement for pioneering gene therapy for blindness
October 13th, 2017, 07:27 AM
Agency expected to announce its verdict on company’s gene therapy by early 2018
Brain scans show dogs learn when sleeping—just like people
October 13th, 2017, 07:27 AM
Dogs may be good models for sleep studies
Nomination of climate skeptic to head White House environmental office draws strong reactions
October 13th, 2017, 07:27 AM
Former Texas regulator expected to bring big changes to Council on Environmental Quality
Can you trust that person on the phone? These clues may give them away
October 13th, 2017, 07:27 AM
Study parses the difference between a trustworthy and untrustworthy “hello”
German researchers resign from Elsevier journals in push for nationwide open access
October 13th, 2017, 07:27 AM
German libraries and universities want all German-authored papers to be freely available worldwide
Top stories: A deadly plague epidemic, the evolution of skin color, and thrice-domesticated rice
October 13th, 2017, 07:27 AM
This week’s top Science news
Did early Easter Islanders sail to South America before Europeans?
October 12th, 2017, 07:27 AM
New study casts doubt on an emerging idea
Was this ancient person from China the offspring of modern humans and Neandertals?
October 12th, 2017, 07:27 AM
Study sheds light on the origins of “Tianyuan Man”
AccuWeather’s Barry Myers nominated to lead NOAA
October 12th, 2017, 07:27 AM
Administrator faces an agency under stress
A Hail Mary for the disappearing vaquita
October 12th, 2017, 07:27 AM
Conservationists plan to eventually transfer the rare porpoises to a sanctuary
Science’s newest skin job: a robot that can change its texture on the fly
October 12th, 2017, 07:27 AM
Soft robot inflates its skin to blend in with rocks and plants
Astronomers map Milky Way’s most distant outpost
October 12th, 2017, 07:27 AM
Star-forming region 66,000 light-years away helps trace galaxy’s veiled spiral arm
New gene variants reveal the evolution of human skin color
October 12th, 2017, 07:27 AM
Some of the mutations responsible for lighter skin in Europeans turn out to have an ancient African origin
Too much of a good thing is killing Midwestern lakes
October 11th, 2017, 07:27 AM
Fertilizer runoff pollutes lakes so heavily that even algae can’t survive