Death of rare Northern White Rhino leaves only 4...

Nabiré, a 31-year-old female Northern White Rhino, died at the Dvur Kralove zoo in...

Animal stomach acid evolved for protection

An analysis published today in PLOS ONE has discovered an evolutionary link between diet and...

Pew pew pew: Human cells converted into mini lasers

Scientists at Harvard Medical School have found a way to take living human cells...

Why UTIs are sometimes reoccurring

While the majority of bacteria that cause urinary tract infections can be wiped out...

How a meteor impact caused the 'Big Freeze'

Scientists have finally proven the connection between a meteor impact and a subsequent anomalous global cooling event known as the “Younger Dryas”. The Big Freeze...

lithium star

First evidence of lithium found in exploding star solves mystery

For the first time, researchers have found evidence of the chemical element lithium in material ejected by an exploding...

jamestown bodies

Remains of 4 Jamestown colony leaders unearthed

A recent excavation in Jamestown, Virginia has led to the discovery and identification of the bodies of four long-lost...

double hand transplant

Child becomes first ever to receive double hand transplant

A Baltimore-area boy who had lost his hands and feet due to a severe infection when he was two...