Genes from Bacteria Likely Aided Plants’ Move to Land
Genes from Bacteria Likely Aided Plants’ Move to Land
An analysis suggests that DNA cribbed from soil microbes enabled plants’ ancestors to colonize a terrestrial environment.
Genes from Bacteria Likely Aided Plants’ Move to Land
Genes from Bacteria Likely Aided Plants’ Move to Land

An analysis suggests that DNA cribbed from soil microbes enabled plants’ ancestors to colonize a terrestrial environment.

An analysis suggests that DNA cribbed from soil microbes enabled plants’ ancestors to colonize a terrestrial environment.

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Children of Extramarital Affairs Were and Are Rare: Study
Children of Extramarital Affairs Were and Are Rare: Study
Ashley Yeager | Nov 14, 2019
Using DNA data, researchers track family dynamics in Europe over the last 500 years and find socioeconomic status is related to married women having a child with a man other than their husband.
Air Pollution Tied to Brain Cancer: Study
Air Pollution Tied to Brain Cancer: Study
Emily Makowski | Nov 13, 2019
Inhaling combustion-produced particles may lead to the development of brain tumors.
Italy to Launch National Agency for Research
Italy to Launch National Agency for Research
Jef Akst | Nov 13, 2019
The country’s new government appears to have heard the call from academics for an independent body to distribute federal research funds.
Science Groups Pull Brigham Young University Job Ads
Science Groups Pull Brigham Young University Job Ads
Kerry Grens | Nov 13, 2019
Members of two geology societies voiced concerns about the school’s prohibition of same-sex relationships.
Trial of Gene Therapy for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Put on Hold
Trial of Gene Therapy for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Put on Hold
Catherine Offord | Nov 12, 2019
The US Food and Drug Administration halts a study by Solid Biosciences after a patient experiences severe side effects following treatment.
EPA Plans Modifications to Controversial Transparency Proposal
EPA Plans Modifications to Controversial Transparency Proposal
Shawna Williams | Nov 12, 2019
The changes would further restrict which scientific findings can be used in drafting regulations.
Paper Used in Creationist Teaching Retracted After 30 Years
Paper Used in Creationist Teaching Retracted After 30 Years
Ashley Yeager | Nov 11, 2019
Criticism of the paper first surfaced in 1994, and its author was accused of scientific misconduct.
Ebola Vaccine Approved for Use in Europe
Ebola Vaccine Approved for Use in Europe
Jef Akst | Nov 11, 2019
Merck’s Ervebo gets its first regulatory greenlight. A decision from the US Food and Drug Administration is expected in the next few months.
Vitamin E Acetate Tied to Vaping Illnesses: CDC
Vitamin E Acetate Tied to Vaping Illnesses: CDC
Emily Makowski | Nov 11, 2019
The chemical was found in all 29 lung fluid samples tested.