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Dyslexia, a learning disability that hinders reading, hasn't been associated with deficits in vision, hearing, or...
Exotic, elusive, and dangerous, snakes have fascinated humankind for millennia. They can be hard to find, yet their...
Researchers have sequenced and analyzed the first two snake genomes, which represent two evolutionary extremes. The...
Snake venoms are remarkably complex mixtures that can stun or kill prey within minutes. But more and more researchers...
At age 30, Dutch biologist Freek Vonk has built up a respectable career as a snake scientist. But in his home country,...
Since arriving on the island of Guam in the 1940s, the brown tree snake ( Boiga irregularis ) has extirpated native...
An animal rights group known as the Nonhuman Rights Project filed lawsuits in three New York courts this week in an...
Researchers have been hot on the trail of the elusive Denisovans, a type of ancient human known only by their DNA and...
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A climate scientist disputes that he ever said, "Unless we announce disasters, no one will listen," a quote global warming skeptics have attributed to him for years.
More than 14 years after being shut down because of an accident and botched coverup, Japan’s prototype fast breeder reactor, called Monju, got the okay to resume test operations. The Citizens' Nuclear Information Center, a Japanese antinuclear group, says Monju’s use of plutonium makes a restart like playing Russian roulette.
Eight hundred fifty churches, synagogues, and mosques this weekend will celebrate the fifth annual Evolution Weekend to explore the "compatibility of religion and science," organizers say.