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Wednesday, August 14, 2019
Picture a pinkish, hairless, wrinkly rodent about the size of a small sweet potato. Researchers are studying naked mole rats to figure out what they can learn about longevity and health.
Friday, July 26, 2019
By breeding and migrating earlier, some birds are adapting to climate change. But it's probably not happening fast enough for some species to survive, according to new research.
Thursday, July 25, 2019
Scientists hoping to get more diversity of ancestry among medical research volunteers need to grapple with the history of medical exploitation, says a Columbia University bioethicist.
Tuesday, July 16, 2019
A new study from the Florida Keys shows that a lot of the stress on corals comes from local sources, providing hope that community action can help save them.
Tuesday, July 09, 2019
A new study finds that Snowball, a dancing cockatoo, has a repertoire of at least 14 different dance moves, suggesting that the predisposition to dance is embedded in our animal brains.
Monday, June 24, 2019
A researcher made the discovery after ordering monarchs from a breeder. To help them, experts recommend planting milkweed.
Wednesday, June 19, 2019
Scientists are using old spy satellite images to measure the effects of climate change. They're finding that glaciers in the Himalayas are melting twice as fast as they were a few decades earlier.
Saturday, June 15, 2019
Humans have been smoking pot to get high since the first millennium B.C. Archaeologists have found early evidence of cannabis use from wooden bowls exhumed from ancient tombs in western China.
Friday, May 31, 2019
Doctors who feel burned out are more likely to cut back on hours or leave medicine entirely. This costs hospitals and health care organizations billions each year, new research finds.
Sunday, May 12, 2019
In Antarctica, researchers have found patches of life, sustained in large part by droppings from seals and penguins. Changes in those populations could have ripple effects down the ecosystem.
Tuesday, March 29, 2016
The Fung Wah bus was a cheap and not entirely safe way to get between major cities in the Northeast. It's no longer operating, but that hasn't stopped former riders from "recreating" the experience.