Researchers devised a recipe for improving beer foam.
Better treatment options are being developed, but the cause of Crohn's disease is still unknown.
Think monsters are make-believe? In his new book, science journalist Matt Kaplan writes of real-life zombies in Haiti, and how rabies infection could explain the vampire's aversion to garlic and sunlight.
Will the next human pandemic start in an animal? Writer David Quammen talks about Ebola, HIV and other diseases that 'spillover' from animals to humans.
Did the rover shed a piece of plastic while collecting its first scoop of Martian soil?
Crown-of-thorns starfish are partly to blame for the Great Barrier Reef's alarming loss of coral cover.
For rhinoceros beetles, size matters.
Stem cells can be turned into heart, liver, and brain cells—but what about a whole new organism? A study in Science explains the transformation from stem cell to egg to mouse pup.
By 1982, fewer than two dozen California condors lived in the wild. By 1985, only one wild breeding pair was known to exist.
"All DNA evidence is not created equal," says Greg Hampikian, Director of the Idaho Innocence Project. He'll tell us why DNA 'evidence' sometimes leads to the wrong conclusion.
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