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Shock-synthesized diamonds said to prove a catastrophic impact killed off North American megafauna can't be found.
At Point Reyes National Seashore in Marin County, Calif., a fierce battle is taking place under the oblivious, peeling noses of beachgoers.
A new imaging technique creates detailed three-dimensional images of the deadliest form of skin cancer.
In a study involving the first-ever daily energy expenditure measurements in apes, a researcher from Washington University in St Louis and his team have determined that orangutans living in a large indoor/outdoor habitat used less energy, relative to body mass, than nearly any eutherian mammal ever measured, including sedentary humans.
Simple genetic changes make plants suitable for cultivation, but domestication wasn't always quick or easy.
Have a lot to do? A good nightâ€™s sleep will help you remember, study finds.
Itâ€™s no secret that Americans tend to throw their support behind a sitting US president when the nation is thrust into a war or other potentially violent conflict with a foreign foe â€“ a phenomenon known as the "rally 'round the flag effect."
Could viewing cell behavior in three dimensions lead to important advances in cancer research?
Seven-year experiment shows that pond communities bear a lasting imprint of random events in their past.
An archeologist at Washington University in St Louis is helping to reveal for the first time a snapshot of rural life in China during the Han Dynasty.