Genes linked to Crohn’s disease, an inflammatory bowel disease, might make people’s immune cells miss out on helpful messages sent by friendly gut bacteria.
Office equipment beats synchrotrons in showing how drought lets air bubbles kill the water-carrier network of veins in plant leaves.
The world’s largest temple, Cambodia’s Angkor Wat, was revealed by laser and radar studies to be part of a sprawling medieval metropolis.
A new weevil species,Trigonopterus chewbacca, joins the ranks of insects with a Star Wars moniker.
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Microbiologist Rachel Dutton uses cheese rinds to study how microbes form communities.
Rainwater plays a major role in the triggering of earthquakes along New Zealand’s Alpine Fault.
The ongoing El Niño, one of the strongest on record, got a heat boost from a 2014 event that failed due to unfavorable winds.
Experiments yield conflicting results about whether vulnerable nerve cells have too much or too little iron.
Hints of a potential new particle at the LHC have scientists excited, and theoretical physicists are beginning to converge on explanations.