Nicoletta Lanese

All Stories by Nicoletta Lanese

  1. bottles of vitamins
    Health & Medicine

    Antioxidants may encourage the spread of lung cancer rather than prevent it

    Antioxidants protect lung cancer cells from free radicals, but also spur metastasis, two new studies suggest.

  2. artist's rendering of Arctic hyenas

    Hyenas roamed the Arctic during the last ice age

    Two teeth confirm the idea that hyenas crossed the Bering land bridge into North America, a study finds.

  3. Rhynchomys rats

    Worms lure two new species of hopping rats out of obscurity

    In the Philippines, scientists have identified two new species of shrew-rat, an animal whose limited habitat plays host to remarkable biodiversity.