From extending lifespan to bolstering the immune system, the drug’s effects are only just beginning to be understood.
January 1, 2018|
Selected Images of the Day from the-scientist.com
October 12, 2016|
Viruses are responsible for the majority of archaea deaths on the deep ocean floors, scientists show.
July 1, 2015|
See how William Beebe and Otis Barton descended to the ocean's depths in an early submersible designed to allow access to the mysterious lifeforms inhabiting the deep sea.
May 15, 2015|
The opah, or moonfish, is a deep-sea fish that regulates its body temperature more like a mammal than any of its finned kin, researchers have determined.
February 1, 2015|
Take a tour of deep-sea methane seeps and meet the organisms that call these extreme environments home.
December 18, 2014|
Researchers analyzing samples from the deepest-ever marine drilling expedition identify living microbes, while a team exploring the Arctic finds life thriving below the ice.
March 5, 2014|
Fish with complex light-emitting photophore patterns may be primed to split into new species.
January 4, 2013|
Scientists discover coral reef off the coast of Australia thriving at a record 125 meters (410 feet) below the surface.
October 1, 2012|
Check out other memorable images and videos that were submitted to this year’s Labby Multimedia Awards.
March 27, 2012|
The movie director-turned-explorer made the 6.8-mile drop to the deepest point on the seafloor, but wasn’t too impressed by what he found.