Drinking coffee helps keep seniors’ brains healthy

Research has already found that coffee could have health benefits such as reducing a...

Hitchhiking robot journey ends following vandalism in Philly

This is why we can’t have nice things: A child-sized hitchhiking robot that was...

NASA's new quad-copter vehicle acts as buddy for rovers

NASA engineers are developing a quad-copter-like vehicle that would be used with off-world rovers...

No shots necessary: How bees naturally vaccinate their young

Unlike humans, there aren’t any anti-vaxxers amongst the bee population, as the pollinating insects...

Are fitness apps worthwhile?

When it comes to free iPhone fitness apps, most of the popular ones are in need of a boot camp to bulk up their...

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Can economics help explain microbial life?

Adam Smith was a famous 18th century economist, not a biologist, but could his economic theories help solve longstanding...

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Bamboo shark gives birth after 45 months without mating

The reproductive biology of sharks is complex and intriguing. This is no simple “girl meets boy, has babies” story....

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X-rays reveal new component of human hair

Using x-ray technology, researchers have discovered a never-before-seen component of human hair-- an intermediate zone located between the cortex...