'Surrey swarm' earthquakes not caused by nearby oil extraction, says study

The series of 34 small earthquakes between April 2018 and May 2019 occurred within 10 km…

NASA analyzes Tropical Storm Dorian day and night

Tropical Storm Dorian was approaching the Leeward Islands when NASA-NOAA’s Suomi NPP satellite passed overhead from…

NASA-NOAA satellite tracks tropical depression Podul across Philippines

Tropical Depression 13W, now named Podul, was crossing the Philippines from east to west as NASA-NOAA’s…

Land-use program fosters white-tailed deer populations in USA

A land-use program piloted in the United States is having a long-term positive impact on populations…

How to tell if you've found Mr. or Mrs. Right? For lemurs, it's in their B.O.

Many people turn to the Internet to find a Mr. or Ms. Right. But lemurs don’t…

Prehistoric puma poo reveals oldest parasite DNA ever recorded

A team of Argentinian scientists from the National Council of Scientific and Technical Research (CONICET) made…

Toxicity screening of cosmetics, sunscreens and pharmaceuticals is made easier with microfluidic devices

Scientists are using nanoparticle screening on personal care products and finding previously thought toxic chemicals may…

These albino lizards are the world's first gene-edited reptiles

Meet the world’s first gene-edited reptiles: albino lizards roughly the size of your index finger. Researchers…

Cilia: Cell's long-overlooked antenna that can drive cancer—or stop it in its tracks

You might know that our lungs are lined with hair-like projections called motile cilia. These are…

How worms snare their hosts

Acanthocephala are parasitic worms that reproduce in the intestines of various animals, including fish. However, only…