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By targeting certain nerve cells in a mouse’s brain, scientists made plain water turn bitter or sweet.
Thinning Arctic sea ice could boost heat-trapping water vapor in the air during autumn and winter, leading to more ice loss.
After years of pondering the interplay of space, time, matter and gravity, Einstein produced, in a single month, an utter transformation of science’s conception of the cosmos: the general theory of relativity.
Changing feed, giving vaccines and selective breeding may enable scientists to help beef and dairy cattle shake their title as one of society's worst methane producers.
An icy world over 15 billion kilometers from the sun is the new record holder for most distant object in the solar system.
Lab-grown vocal cord tissue could lead the way to better treatments for people with vocal problems
Treating both tadpoles and their ponds for infection by deadly Bd chytrid fungus lets midwife toads go wild again.
Study of human protein-coding variation reveals which genes are more likely to be involved in genetic diseases.