A robot named "Tappy" has finally had its day in court, and emerged victorious. Well, its creator - T-Mobile - did.
We humans like to think our DNA is well-protected in the nucleus of each cell. But it's a hard life for the hard-working genetic code.
On first glance, Yakushima Island in Japan and Dorchester County, Maryland, wouldn't appear to have a lot in common, but a closer ecological look reveals one stark similarity: both are home to populations of sika deer.
Scientists at the Francis Crick Institute have made a surprising discovery about the Vaccinia virus, a large DNA virus belonging to the pox family that was used as the vaccine to eradicate smallpox.
A major earthquake in northwest British Columbia shook up communities in nearby Alaska but caused no apparent damage.
A small earthquake has rattled parts of the Southern California coast.
The 2010 BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill did $17.2 billion in damage to the natural resources in the Gulf of Mexico, a team of scientists recently found after a six-year study of the impact of the largest oil spill in U.S. ...
Materials scientists at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) got a step closer to understanding defect interaction dynamics in silicon carbide.
Female fertility is maintained by a newly discovered molecular mechanism that freezes the cell cycle in egg cells
Genetic studies in mice have identified a molecular mechanism crucial to maintaining egg cells in a dormant state to ensure female fertility. This work by A*STAR identifies a potential method to prevent infertility when the ...
An international team of scientists led by the University of Sydney has confirmed a frenzied approach to the mating season is resulting in males ageing faster and dying earlier and in worse condition than their female counterparts, ...