ALS patients may benefit from more glucose

A new study has uncovered a potential new way to treat patients with ALS, a debilitating…

Corals can survive in acidified ocean conditions, but have lower density skeletons

Coral reefs face many challenges to their survival, including the global acidification of seawater as a…

Tunguska Revisited: 111-Year-Old Mystery Impact Inspires New, More Optimistic Asteroid Predictions

New research from NASA indicates that the impact of mid-size rocks from space sized to make…

Irina Kitiashvili with the NASA Solar Cycle 25 Forecast

Next solar cycle – Solar Cycle 25 – is expected to be the lowest in 200…

A new normal: Study explains universal pattern in fossil record

Instead of the typical bell-shaped curve, the fossil record shows a fat-tailed distribution, with extreme, outlier,…

Honeybees infect wild bumblebees through shared flowers

Viruses in managed honeybees are spilling over to wild bumblebee populations though the shared use of…

What made humans 'the fat primate'?

How did humans get to be so much fatter than our closest primate relatives, despite sharing…

Learning from experience is all in the timing

Animals learn the hard way which sights, sounds, and smells are relevant to survival. New research…

New knowledge on the development of asthma

Researchers have studied which genes are expressed in overactive immune cells in mice with asthma-like inflammation…

A hidden truth: Hospital faucets are often home to slime and biofilm

Hand hygiene is a critical component of infection prevention in hospitals, but the unintended consequences include…