Warming subsurface water in the Pacific will boost average typhoon intensity 14 percent by 2100, new research predicts.
If other universes exist, then those with denser galaxies might harbor a larger fraction of habitable worlds.
Quantum chemistry could launch a manufacturing revolution, helping to identify materials for improved solar cells, better batteries or more effective medicines.
Brain scan experiment hints that cerebellum might have a hand in getting creative juices flowing.
The typical American diet sends our good and bad gut microbes out of balance and can lead to inflammation and a host of problems.
'First Peoples' dispels old ideas about human evolution and tells an updated tale of how Homo sapiens came to dominate the world.
A 430,000-year-old hominid skull shows signs of murder, making it the earliest suspected homicide.
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An evolutionary biologist explains the obstacles scientists must overcome to revive extinct species.
Fossil jaws dating to over 3 million years ago may add a new species to the ancient hominid mix.
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Ebola’s ability to infect appears to depend on a key transport protein that guides the virus into cells.
Carbon emissions from humans may have postponed Earth’s next glaciation, new research suggests.
Human genes can substitute for 47 percent of essential genes in baker’s yeast, new research shows.
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.