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.
A new National Academy of Sciences report identifies tools that would help miners devise their own means of escape when trapped underground.
(Phys.org) —Scientists have delved deeper into the evolutionary history of the fruit fly than ever before to reveal the genetic activity that led to the development of wings – a key to the insect's ability to survive.
New research shows that a tiny piece of RNA has an essential role in ensuring that embryonic tissue segments form properly.
(Phys.org)—When it comes to college education, men are falling behind by standing still.
Student loans provide more help to women than they do for men in encouraging graduation from college, a new nationwide study reveals.
(Phys.org)—Though scientists have long believed that complex organic molecules couldn't survive fossilization, some 350-million-year-old remains of aquatic sea creatures uncovered in Ohio, Indiana, and Iowa have challenged ...
An Ohio State University statistician says that the natural human difficulty with grasping probabilities is preventing Americans from dealing with climate change.