Is the Human Mind Really Different Than Other Animals?

Let's do some thinking about thinking.

August 22, 2016

Study Shows Why We Are Made of DNA and Not RNA

We just moved a step forward in our understanding of why humans evolved DNA-based genomes.

August 8, 2016

To Eradicate Mosquitoes, Scientists Are Growing (And Releasing) 2 Million A Week

Manufacturing mosquitoes may be the key to stopping Zika...and eradicating mosquitoes.

July 22, 2016

Gene Editing Can Now Change An Entire Species Forever

CRISPR has opened up limitless avenues for genetic modification. From disease prevention to invasive species control, Jennifer Kahn discusses the discover, application, and implications of gene drives.

June 17, 2016

This 25-Year-Old Lived for More Than a Year Without a Heart

We've heard of people wearing their heart on their sleeve, but this man carried his around in a backpack (literally).

June 8, 2016

Oxygen: A Look At How Life Created O2

Life doesn't just breathe in the atmosphere that it has, breathing makes the atmosphere.

May 26, 2016

Programmable Proteins Discovered That Let Scientists Manipulate RNA Molecules

Researchers have designed a system that uses modular, programmable proteins to track and manipulate RNA

May 2, 2016

There’s a Revised “Tree Of Life,” And It Has 1000+ New Species

Scientists at Berkeley have created a new "Tree of Life."

April 14, 2016
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