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Could this caterpillar help solve the world’s plastic bag problem?
April 24th, 2017, 01:02 AM
Equipped for eating beeswax, the larvae of the greater wax moth can break down common plastics
Death can strengthen social networks for years after the event, Facebook study reveals
April 24th, 2017, 01:02 AM
Far from causing relationships to disintegrate, tragedy can forge long-term bonds
Lots of scientists marched yesterday. Five explain why they didn't
April 23rd, 2017, 01:02 AM
Reasons vary, from creaky knees to doubts about tactics
A famous 'ancestor' may be ousted from the human family
April 23rd, 2017, 01:02 AM
A new analysis of a skull of an Australopithecus sediba boy suggests it is not a direct ancestor of humans
Everything you always wanted to know about dolphin sex—but were afraid to ask
April 23rd, 2017, 01:02 AM
Science sits down with a cetacean copulation expert
Live updates from the global March for Science
April 22nd, 2017, 01:02 AM
Follow the action with Science's reporters around the world
Meet the 30-somethings behind the March for Science
April 21st, 2017, 01:02 AM
The three co-chairs never expected to catalyze a global happening
Earth Optimism Summit will provide contrast to marchers’ angst
April 21st, 2017, 01:02 AM
Event aims to put the spotlight on success stories
At a San Diego poster-making party, the Trump elephant in the corner
April 21st, 2017, 01:02 AM
March organizers everywhere stress it’s nonpartisan. But …
New report halves the number of people infected with hepatitis C worldwide
April 21st, 2017, 01:02 AM
Imprecise tests led researchers to estimate that as many as 150 million were living with the virus
Top stories: Naked mole rat superpowers, a deadly salamander disease, and alternatives to grant writing
April 21st, 2017, 01:02 AM
This week’s top Science news
Bomb attack damages Monsanto research center in Italy
April 21st, 2017, 01:02 AM
Bomber leaves message about genetically modified organisms, though agricultural facility doesn’t grow or study them
What if every scientist and engineer in the U.S. marched? How many would that be?
April 21st, 2017, 01:02 AM
Depends on how you define scientists and engineers
Diamond dishes could boost IVF success rates
April 21st, 2017, 01:02 AM
Approach keeps sperm from harming itself
To save forests, cut some trees down, scientists say
April 21st, 2017, 01:02 AM
Thinning woodlands could help trees fight climate change, while conserving scarce resources
Immune cells unexpectedly help the heart keep its beat
April 20th, 2017, 01:02 AM
Macrophages pass on electrical impulses from heart’s pacemaker
Enzyme saves us from insect dust and worm skin
April 20th, 2017, 01:02 AM
Lung protein guards against widespread molecule that may trigger lung disease
Bulldozers threaten what may be the world’s oldest animal fossils
April 20th, 2017, 01:02 AM
Mining operation may pulverize 600-million-year-old fossils of tiny animals and embryos
For Congress, March for Science is a Democratic event
April 20th, 2017, 01:02 AM
Criticism of party and president’s policies appears to be keeping Republicans away
Power struggle erupts at Utah cancer institute over director’s firing
April 20th, 2017, 01:02 AM
Shake-up prompts protests and warning from center’s namesake funder
Faith groups backing march see an ally in science
April 20th, 2017, 01:02 AM
Church leaders see opportunity to emphasize unity, not differences
This moth could pass for a spider
April 20th, 2017, 01:02 AM
Unusual markings protect insect from predators
Naked mole rats can survive 18 minutes without oxygen. Here’s how they do it
April 20th, 2017, 01:02 AM
Study could have implications for human health
Buried lasers will sense Earth's spin and quakes doing the twist
April 20th, 2017, 01:02 AM
ROMY, the world's most sophisticated ring laser, could pave the way for portable rotational seismometers
Test your smarts on big brains, artificial brains, and the fourth domain of life!
April 19th, 2017, 01:02 AM
Take the Science Quiz and test your knowledge of this past month's hottest science news.
Why did these lions eat 35 men? Bad teeth
April 19th, 2017, 01:02 AM
Dental woes, not lack of prey, drove them to dine on humans
Giant space magnet may have trapped antihelium, raising idea of lingering pools of antimatter in the cosmos
April 19th, 2017, 01:02 AM
Nobel Prize winner Sam Ting needs more evidence from space station's aging Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer
This tool can help you envision your career
April 19th, 2017, 01:02 AM
A new interactive infographic illustrates the career trajectories of Ph.D. holders in the U.S.
Billion-dollar project would synthesize hundreds of thousands of molecules in search of new medicines
April 18th, 2017, 01:02 AM
Proposal to automate the synthesis of natural product molecules could be a boon for drug discovery
Protein isolated from human cord blood has antiaging effects on memory in mice
April 18th, 2017, 01:02 AM
TIMP2 could help explain why young blood helps turn back clock on brain aging
A deadly salamander disease just got a lot scarier
April 18th, 2017, 01:02 AM
Fungus could spread through Europe more quickly than previously thought
A killer tail spine likely helped this ancient sea scorpion subdue its prey
April 18th, 2017, 01:02 AM
New specimen is the first to show extreme tail flexibility
Exercise is contagious, especially if you’re a man
April 18th, 2017, 01:02 AM
Social “running buddies” influence their friends to go the extra mile
Two wolves survive in world’s longest running predator-prey study
April 18th, 2017, 01:02 AM
Single pair of inbred wolves lingers on Michigan’s Isle Royale, while moose numbers and impacts grow
Think only humans can build on the knowledge of previous generations? Meet these pigeons
April 18th, 2017, 01:02 AM
Study finds pigeons share this supposedly uniquely human trait
Physicists detect whiff of new particle at the Large Hadron Collider
April 18th, 2017, 01:02 AM
Deviations in B meson decays provide hints of a force-carrying particle
By blowing up brain tissue to 20 times its size, scientists see unprecedented details
April 17th, 2017, 01:02 AM
Advance could enable neuroscientists to map the many individual connections between neurons across the brain
How many tree species are there? More than you can shake a stick at, new database reveals
April 17th, 2017, 01:02 AM
Archive will help researchers and policymakers monitor tree diversity
Giant shipworms discovered hiding in sulfurous lagoons
April 17th, 2017, 01:02 AM
The creatures live encased in chalky tubes and rely on sulfur-munching bacteria to make their food