Dan Garisto's Articles
- Science TickerA malformed human mummy known as Ata has been sensationalized as alien. A DNA analysis helps overturn that misconception.
- NewsSome bees have enzymes that allow them to resist toxic compounds in some neonicotinoid pesticides.
- Science TickerA self-driving Uber kills woman in Arizona in the first fatal pedestrian strike by an autonomous car.
- NewsSemifossilized trees preserved in Mongolia contain a 2,000-year climate record that could help predict future droughts.
- RethinkTattoos in mice may persist due to an immune response, challenging currently held beliefs about how the skin retains tattoos.
- News in BriefOne species of petunia spreads its seeds explosively, giving them a rotation of 1,660 times per second.
- News in BriefScientists have found two more giant viruses in extreme environments in Brazil.
- NewsTo keep time to a song, the brain relies on a region used to plan movement — even when you’re not tapping along.
- Science TickerNoise from ships may disturb harbor porpoises enough to keep them from getting the food they need.
- NewsCalled oganesson, element 118 has some very strange properties, according to theoretical calculations by physicists.