• JUN 18, 2019
    Genetics & Genomics
    JUN 18, 2019
    The Dark Heart of the Human Genome Carries Ancient DNA
    Some human chromosomes carry genetic sequences that trace back nearly a million years....
  • JUN 18, 2019
    Cell & Molecular Biology
    JUN 18, 2019
    Creating Universal Donor Blood With a Microbial Enzyme
    Hospitals must always maintain a supply of the various blood types that patients might need, and right now there is a critical shortage....
  • JUN 18, 2019
    Space & Astronomy
    JUN 18, 2019
    How Rocket Launches Impact the Environment
    Rockets are flying cargo into space more often these days than ever before, made possible in part by cost-effective reusable rockets such as SpaceX’s...
  • JUN 19, 2019
    Microbiology
    JUN 19, 2019
    Rising Numbers of Encephalitis and Death in India
    Children in eastern India have been dying of encephalitis. Around 400 kids have complained of dizziness, confusion and fever since the start of the year....
  • JUN 19, 2019
    Drug Discovery
    JUN 19, 2019
    Antidepressants May Impair Empathy
    Depression is tagged with strong impairments of social functioning. Until recently, researchers believed that acute depression impairs empathy—a nece...
  • JUN 19, 2019
    Genetics & Genomics
    JUN 19, 2019
    Genetic Link to Heart Disease is Stronger Than Thought
    Previous work did not look at the impact of small changes in regulatory genes....
  • JUN 19, 2019
    Earth & The Environment
    JUN 19, 2019
    Boaty McBoatface's First Mission Helps Climate Scientists
    Do you remember Boaty McBoatface? Back in 2016, in what quickly became a valuable lesson in allowing the public to name research vessels, the British publi...