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...

Curiosity U-turns, checks out weird rock on Mars

NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity only has so much time to complete its mission, so...

Premature babies more likely to be socially withdrawn adults

Babies born very prematurely and/or severely underweight are more likely to be socially withdrawn adults, according to a study recently published in The BMJ’s...

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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...

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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...

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560,000-year-old human incisor discovered in France

Two student volunteers in Tautavel, France have found the oldest human body part discovered in the country: An estimated...