An Ohio State University researcher and his collaborators have discovered a chemical that causes "kidney" failure in mosquitoes, which may pave the way to the development of new insecticides to fight deadly mosquito-transmitted ...
The workers who may have the most to gain from attending company social events may be the ones who actually get the least value from them, a new study suggests.
A dental study of fossilized remains found in South Africa in 2008 provides new support that this species is one of the closest relatives to early humans.
(Phys.org) —The same material that formed the first primitive transistors more than 60 years ago can be modified in a new way to advance future electronics, according to a new study.
Beyond good test scores and high school grades, a new study finds one key factor that helps predict if a young black man will succeed at a predominantly white university.
(Phys.org) —When renowned explorer Richard E. Byrd returned from the first-ever flight to the North Pole in 1926, he sparked a controversy that remains today: Did he actually reach the pole?
Two annually dated ice cores drawn from the tropical Peruvian Andes reveal Earth's tropical climate history in unprecedented detail—year by year, for nearly 1,800 years.
A scientist's gender can have a big impact on how other researchers perceive his or her work, according to a new study.
Novel way plants pass traits to next generation found: Inheritance behavior in corn breaks accepted rules of genetics
New research explains how certain traits can pass down from one generation to the next – at least in plants – without following the accepted rules of genetics.
Low-income parents who receive federal child care subsidies are more satisfied with their child care than those who don't receive such help, according to a recent study.