Fatty molecules in the blood peg those at risk of developing dementia, but accuracy concerns may prevent widespread use of test
Molecules called dimers hint that extraterrestrial worlds contain water
Four shots a year with a long-lasting drug may prevent HIV infection in the future.
New data on mice and people suggest low-protein diets enhance health and extend life.
The United States is winding down a $1 billion project to churn out protein structures. What will that mean for the field?
Advance makes neuroscientists rethink how the brain is organized
Scientists find that a small percentage of individuals take no pleasure in listening to music
A single sex gene allows the Common Mormon swallowtail to mimic the look of a toxic species—and avoid being eaten
Genetic tests show communist leaders transported bears from Romania to Bulgaria
Flock lost to bird flu sets back research efforts
The spotted wren-babbler is the only member of a new, genetically distinct group
Venter to decode 40,000 human genomes a year, along with body’s microbes and metabolites
Study suggests cutting protein more effective than cutting carbs
Study suggests other infectious agents may be let loose as planet warms
Study suggests fish brains swell too much to survive past a certain depth
Animal rights group declares contest a success despite no entries, shifts money to other causes
Vaccine boosts strep and staph infections in mice, but is ultimately safe
Strategy keeps nosy neighbors in the dark
Viruses from fossilized feces shed light on the evolution of intestinal bacteria
People with Down syndrome are signing up for trials of several drugs aimed at helping their cognitive impairment, even as researchers explore more radical ideas to "cure" the genetic disorder.
Draft regulations for allowing controversial assisted reproduction technique are open for public comment until May
Wearable computer could beam diagnostic tests back to central computer
Decision appears to dash Woo Suk Hwang's hopes of regaining job at Seoul National University
Two types of plants have lost key genes present in all other plants
Scientists find chemical that gets goats in the mood
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