May 1, 2012|
May 2012's selection of notable quotes
April 30, 2012|
Research on an 18th and 19th century Finnish population suggests that agriculture and monogamy may not have stopped human evolution.
April 24, 2012|
A judicial technicality may decide the fate of NIH-funded human embryonic stem cell research.
April 23, 2012|
Petitions asking for more funding for the federal research agency are gaining bipartisan support in both the House and Senate.
April 20, 2012|
A genetic analysis reveals that the polar bear split from the brown bear some 600,000 years ago.
April 19, 2012|
Scientists show that manmade nucleic acids can replicate and evolve, ushering in a new era in synthetic biology.
April 16, 2012|
A scientist who claimed to have injected monkey embryonic stem cells into the eyes of rats to improve their vision accepts the penalty for research misconduct.
April 12, 2012|
A new law opens the door to teaching creationism and climate change denialism in the state's public schools.
April 10, 2012|
Social insect soldiers not only protect the colony from insect invasions; some also secrete strong antifungal compounds to kill microscopic enemies.
April 9, 2012|
A genomic analysis reveals a crucial detail in drug-resistant strains of the malaria parasite that are on the move in Southeast Asia.