Zealandia: Is there an eighth continent under New Zealand?

Almost entirely submerged, Zealandia meets all the criteria to be considered a continent, say researchers.

People far from urban lights, bright screens still skimp on sleep

Screen time before bed can mess with your sleep. But people without TV and laptops skimp…

Spider web of cancer proteins reveals new drug possibilities

Scientists have mapped a vast spider web of interactions between proteins in lung cancer cells, as…

Research sheds light on mechanisms underlying aging

Scientists have known for decades that drastically restricting certain nutrients without causing malnutrition prolongs health and…

Radial acceleration relation found in all common types of galaxies

The distribution of normal matter precisely determines gravitational acceleration in all common types of galaxies, a…

Roads are driving rapid evolutionary change in our environment

Roads are causing rapid evolutionary change in wild populations of plants and animals according to a…

Honey bee genetics sheds light on bee origins

Where do honey bees come from? A new study clears some of the fog around honey…

Mothers and infants connect through song

New research provides insight into the importance of song for infants and mothers. The work explored…

Antibiotic effective against drug-resistant bacteria in pediatric skin infections

Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) is a bacterial scourge that is resistant to most common antibiotics and…

Method developed by biomedical scientists could help in treatment of several diseases

Nonsense-mediated RNA decay (NMD) is a processing pathway in cells that, like a broom, cleans up…