A newly discovered hermit crab takes its cue from peanut worms and uses walking corals as a permanent shelter.
A duo or trio of powerful antibodies was effective at stopping an HIV-like infection in lab monkeys, two studies find.
New lab technologies that let bats fly freely allow scientists to track nerve cell signals as the animals dodge and weave.
The way bats navigate their environs inspires engineers to develop better sonar and robots that can estimate crop yield or deliver packages
Air pollution levels have come down since the 1970s, but smog is being linked with a growing list of diseases, including dementia, obesity, diabetes and even Parkinson’s.
The Science Life
Wild beer studies are teaching scientists and brewers about the tropical fruit smell and sour taste of success.
Analysis of specimens from China implies ray-finned fishes evolved later than previously thought.
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A new book takes a hard look at the chicken industry for its role in fostering antibiotic resistance.
Researchers are turning to nature to create adhesives that work in the wet environment of the human body.
A biologist records the electrical current traveling through his arm during an electric eel’s defensive leap attack.
Water’s surface tension can peel a thin hydrophobic film such as permanent ink off glass surfaces.
An ancient echinoderm fossil preserves evidence of tube feet like those found on today’s sea stars.
The sun tends to release its biggest flares at the ends of solar cycles — and we might finally be able to test why.
Dust and other tiny air pollutants can reduce solar energy output by as much as 25 percent in parts of the world.