The discovery could help doctors block transmission of the disease.
We don't need fossil fuels.
You may have never heard of clothianidin, but it's probably in your local river.
As wildlife numbers dwindle, wildlife crimes are rising—and that's fueling a raft of heinous crimes committed against humans.
No landslide monitoring or warning systems are being used to protect vulnerable communities.
Reduced carb intake among mice protected them from colon cancer.
Computer models that pinpoint the likely locations of mosquitoes and tsetse flies are helping officials target vector control efforts.
Are handheld cell phones as dangerous as they have been made out to be?
If you come down with the flu, your doctor is more likely than not to write out a prescription for the wrong type of drug.
Reductions in certain stem cells that account for requisite levels of fear and stress also code for cute morphologies.
New research involving West Nile Virus suggests scientists should exercise extreme caution when using an experimental form of disease control.
Scientists are arguing for a radical new approach to marine planning in tropical coastal environments.
Members of Congress who oppose climate action are out of touch with most American voters. But they are in touch with the noisy members of the misinformed Tea Party clan.
More warming in the atmosphere means more stagnant days—and that means worse air pollution.
A new study provides more proof that pregnant mothers should stay far away from pesticide sprays.
A discovery raises the possibility of using a fungal enzyme to deliver drugs directly into the brain.
Scientists have discovered bacteria evolving at a rate never before witnessed.
New research offers hope for prodding corn, wheat, and rice into a partnership with nitrogen-fixing bacteria.
Our mouths have a secret sense—one that can detect sugar, even if there's no flavor.
The bacteria may be crucial to early feeding.
Many mental illnesses and addictions are more heavily associated with premature deaths than heavy smoking, yet we tend to be less aware of their risks.
To survey for pollinator foraging areas, researchers could tramp around and record what they find. Or a hive of bees could do the legwork for them.