Lung lesions and other injuries link an extensive die-off of dolphins in the Gulf of Mexico to the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill.
Implanting tiny silicon chips in the action-planning part of a paralyzed man’s brain let him smoothly control a robotic limb with his thoughts.
The cutting-edge technology called optogenetics may offer a workaround to partially restore vision even after the retina’s light-sensing rods and cones die.
The typical American diet sends our good and bad gut microbes out of balance and can lead to inflammation and a host of problems.
A recently discovered alloy of iron and gallium can expand and contract like a balloon when exposed to a magnetic field.
A new device threaded up to the brain via catheter can unblock vessels in cerebral arteries, studies show.
Salt deposits on Jupiter’s moon Europa might be responsible for brown stripes on the icy satellite’s surface.
Male stag beetles need enormous mandibles to fend off other males and find a mate, but computer simulations show that the giant jaws make running and flying very difficult.
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