A fungus and a virus working together may be the culprits in Colony Collapse Disorder. Read story.
Saturday, November 6, 2010
Centuries of individuals who claimed they could turn into a wolf created the foundations of werewolf folklore. Read story.
Saturday, October 30, 2010
In 1718, Austria came to occupy parts of Eastern Europe, and the Austrians documented some “unusual” traditions in those areas, such as regularly exhuming corpses to make sure they’re actually dead and then killing them again for good measure. Read story.
Saturday, October 23, 2010
Viruses constantly work to get into our bodies, and into our genomes, resulting in a variety of virus-related diseases and cancers. Read story.
Saturday, October 9, 2010
Much is still in question about viruses, including whether or not they are alive, and whether the much sought after "last universal common ancestor" was a kind of virus. Read story.
Saturday, October 2, 2010
Having survived 240 million years of change, coral may not be able to weather human impact. Read story.
Friday, September 24, 2010
Many of our favorite drinks came about from people fermenting the food around them. Read story.
Saturday, September 11, 2010
Last week’s ruling by a U.S. judge blocks President Obama’s embryonic stem cell policies Read story.
Saturday, September 4, 2010
Engineering lineages of mice that pee pharmaceuticals, monkeys that glow in the dark thanks go what were once fish genes, and much, much more. Read story.
Saturday, August 21, 2010
Products from genetically modified microorganisms are now an omnipresent part of life. Read story.
Friday, August 13, 2010
Engineering crops to be more efficient and to save lives. Read story.
Friday, August 6, 2010
Turritopsis can change from an adult to a juvenile indefinitely, making it potentially immortal. Read story.
Friday, July 30, 2010
Recent breakthroughs have been made in better understanding how the salamander regenerates whole limbs. Read story.
Friday, July 16, 2010
A multitude of legal questions now surround this method of making babies. Read story.
Friday, July 9, 2010
It has revolutionized the fertility industry, and its use is growing. Read story.