Genetically Modified Silkworms Spin Super-Strong Spider Silks
This stuff is some of the strongest and most elastic material on the planet, and it might just become commercially available.
Jan 5, 2012
Researchers Closer To Locating The Origin Of Schizophrenia
Researchers have found that it's not a defect in the genes, but in the cell housing the DNA.
Jan 4, 2012
Top Scientific Breakthroughs Of 2011
From a game-changing AIDS medication to the little Neanderthal we all carry in us, it's been a big year for science.
Dec 30, 2011
New Evidence In 5,300 Year Old Ice Man's Stomach Reveals More About His Murder
Otzi, the Ice Man's, story continues to fascinate people today, and new evidence (found in his stomach) reveals more about this ancient man.
Dec 13, 2011
Neuroscientists Say Human Brains Have Reached Peak Evolution
Human brains have reached an evolutionary "sweet spot", where further change would have serious trade-offs.
Dec 10, 2011
The Light Sleeping Gene
"Unfortunately for people with the variant, the sleep perk is offset by an increased risk of heart disease and diabetes."
Dec 3, 2011
The Science of Déjà Vu
Déjà vu!
Dec 2, 2011
Ancient Farmers Responsible For Crooked Teeth
The Agricultural Revolution allowed our jaws to become small and weak and packed full of teeth, paving the way for modern orthodontists.
Nov 22, 2011
Scientists Fabricate Light in Vacuum
Rapid mirrors collect photons from the void
Nov 19, 2011
Human Noise Pollution Disrupting Bird Breeding
Think: Taking your date back to your apartment while the neighbor's garage band is practicing.
Nov 14, 2011
Ancient Art Made by Squids?
Nov 12, 2011
The Leonid Meteor Shower Is Coming November 17-18, 2011
Nov 5, 2011
Mass Extinctions May In-Turn Cause Extinctions, Slow Recovery of Planetary Species
The implications for this new finding are great for the growing human demand for natural resources.
Nov 1, 2011
NASA Launches Special Satellite Watch Weather Patterns On Earth
"Data from the satellite will also help with the control of forest fires."
Oct 30, 2011
Army Treats PTSD With Virtual Dreams
The Army has invested in a project to develop a biofeedback therapy using virtual dreams to treat PTSD.
Oct 27, 2011