Scientists discover lost species of nightsnake in Mexico

(Phys.org) —After eluding scientists for nearly 80 years, the Clarion nightsnake (Hypsiglena ochrorhyncha unaocularus), a nocturnal reptilian species that was initially discovered in the first half of the 19th century and ...

YouTube eyes streaming game star Twitch

Google on Monday declined to comment on reports that it is working on a billion-dollar deal to add video game play streaming star Twitch TV to YouTube.

Better science for better fisheries management

Jon Grabowski, a marine science and fisheries expert at Northeastern University's Marine Science Center in Nahant, Massachusetts, has been working with other fisheries scientists as well as economists, social scientists, ...

Scientists develop new approach for sampling gut bacteria

Scientists at Forsyth, Massachusetts General Hospital and the Harvard School of Public Health have developed a new protocol for collecting saliva and stool samples for genomic and transcriptomic analyses. This method eliminates ...

Taste test: Could sense of taste affect length of life?

Perhaps one of the keys to good health isn't just what you eat but how you taste it. Taste buds – yes, the same ones you may blame for that sweet tooth or French fry craving – may in fact have a powerful role in a long ...

AMC network to premiere new show on Tumblr

The AMC television network says it is using the social media site Tumblr to premiere its new series about the early days of personal computing.

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