More than just walking: A new role for core brain region

For decades, a key brain area has been thought to merely regulate locomotion. Now, a research…

Magnetic 'balding' of black holes saves general relativity prediction

Magnetic fields around black holes decay quickly, researchers report. This finding backs up the so-called ‘no-hair…

Patients report long-term favorable effects of weight loss surgery in their daily lives

A new study shows that over the course of five years, patients who had bariatric and…

Bushfires, not pandemic lockdowns, had biggest impact on global climate in 2020

The devastating bushfires in Australia had a larger impact on the world’s 2020 climate than the…

Model can predict how drug interactions influence antibiotic resistance

A model using simple changes in microbe growth curves could predict how drug resistance evolves in…

Improving soil health starts with farmer-researcher collaboration

Ask a farmer, a scientist, and a conservation professional to define soil health, and you might…

Political discussions focused on consensus more comfortable, less divisive for students

A new study found more U.S. high school students felt respected in a political discussion designed…

Want to reduce cockroach sex? Block an enzyme

It’s not the look in her compound eyes or the shape of her carapace that really…

New strategy for drug design: Keeping copper atoms closer to keep bacteria away

The discovery of antibiotics was a huge breakthrough in medicine, which helped save countless lives. Unfortunately,…

Breakthrough research examines the effects introduced animals had on Madagascar’s extinct megafauna

Madagascar is renowned for its unique and varied biodiversity, which spans dry grasslands, wet rain forests,…