A recent research study has shed new light on the diet and food acquisition strategies of some the earliest human ancestors in Africa.
A study of carnivorous plants shows that the large majority of noncoding DNA— which is abundant in many living things— may not actually be needed for complex life.
The editors of Laboratory Equipment want you to start your week with a smile of your face. So, here’s a science joke we think you might like.
Explore a global time lapse of our planet, constructed by Google from Landsat satellite imagery.
The sophistication of a global network of thieves who drained cash machines around the globe of an astonishing $45 million in mere hours sent ripples through the security world.
A study has identified influenza viruses circulating in pigs and birds that could pose a risk to humans.
Do-it-yourself electronics manufacturing may soon be possible with your desktop printer, say the designers of a new system that directly prints electronic circuits onto ordinary paper.
The London Zoo is urgently seeking a female mate for the last-known males of a critically endangered fish species.
Researchers led a new inquiry into how extremely small particles of silica (sand) can be used to design and construct artificial protocells in the laboratory.
A budget airline will create an artificial volcanic ash cloud over Europe this summer to test ash detection technology.
White dwarf stars are being polluted by debris from asteroid-like objects falling onto them. This discovery suggests that rocky planet assembly is common in clusters.
Tomatoes can contain more vitamin C if they are exposed to extra light from LED lamps while growing on the plant.
Scientists have established an inheritable bacterial infection in malaria-transmitting Anopheles mosquitoes that renders them immune to malaria parasites.
Researchers have developed a portable device to produce ultracold atoms for quantum technology and quantum information processing.