Don't expect designer babies any time soon—but a major new ethics report leaves open the possibility of one day altering human heredity to fight genetic diseases, with stringent oversight, using new tools that precisely ...
Everything eventually dies, even galaxies. So how does that happen?
At just four weeks old, ZSL Whipsnade Zoo's newest arrival is already standing tall – at almost six feet!
(PhysOrg.com) -- Just in time for the holidays, astronomers have come across a new image from NASA's Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer, or WISE, that some say resembles a wreath. You might even think of the red dust cloud ...
Babies learn about the world by exploring how their bodies move in space, grabbing toys, pushing things off tables and by watching and imitating what adults are doing.
(AP) -- Good news for those who thought their copies of Playboy were gone forever when their moms found them and threw them away.
A common close partnership which sees baby fish sheltering from predators among the poisonous tentacles of jellyfish will be harmed under predicted ocean acidification, a new University of Adelaide study has found.
An international research team, led by Chin-Fei Lee of the Academia Sinica Institute of Astronomy and Astrophysics (ASIAA, Taiwan), has used the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) to detect complex organic ...
The science and engineering workforce in the United States is aging rapidly, according to a new study. And it is only going to get older in coming years.
Around the world, mothers speak differently to their children than they do to other adults—and Princeton researchers have found a new way to quantify that vocal shift.