A study indicates that the human cold virus led to a spate of mysterious deaths amongst Ugandan chimps in 2013.
Summary: NASA confirmed a satellite signal found by amateur astronomer Scott Tilley to be that of IMAGE, a machine missing twelve years in space.
DNA from a long-buried child’s bones supports the theory that Native Americans may share a common ancestor.
A sobering new study maps wilderness loss since 1992 and projects all remaining wilderness could vanish completely within 50 years if officials fail to protect these areas.
Some scientists have started using social media as a powerful tool for discovering new species, and believe they’ve identified dozens of new spider species alone via Facebook photos.
Recent trial indicates new drug may slow mutated huntingtin gene’s creation of harmful protein involved with devastating genetic disorder Huntington’s.
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio recently announced a city lawsuit against five major oil companies, seeking billions in climate change-related damages; the mayor simultaneously announced citywide pension fund divestment from fossil fuels.
By the end of 2017, Italian doctor Sergio Canavero plans to carry out a highly controversial procedure: the first head human transplant between an anonymous recipient and a “brain-dead” body donor.
Florida wildlife officials created an elaborate sting operation that successfully snared nine men alleged to have poached alligator eggs.
Brian Madeux recently became the first individual ever to receive in-body gene editing, in an attempt to treat Hunter Syndrome, a rare metabolic condition tied to a genetic mutation.