This isn't finished. But it will be. Two residential towers, dense with trees, will have their official opening later this year in downtown Milan, Italy, near the Porta Garibaldi railroad station. (The
A Russian team from Yakutsk found the carcass in the frozen tundra of the New Siberian Islands. "We suppose that the mammoth fell into water or got bogged down in a swamp, could not free herself and died.
But can it work well enough to generate reliable leads? This winter, a biotechnology company began offering a whole new service to police departments. Virginia-based Parabon NanoLabs' Snapshot service
New population numbers reflect better tracking and progress against poaching, say scientists. More money has been spent on tiger conservation than on preserving any other species in the world, yet wildlife
By Rachel Feltman Rachel Feltman Bio Imagine someone listening in to your private conversation by filming the bag of chips sitting on the other side of the room. Oddly specific, I know, but researchers
More than a century after their discovery, we still don’t know what blood groups like O, A and B are for. Do they really matter? Carl Zimmer investigates. When my parents informed me that my blood type
As apex predators, ospreys get a mega-dose of contaminants from their prey. PITT MEADOWS, British Columbia—On an early spring morning, the Pitt River flows so calmly that the peaks of the Coast Range to
More women than men have contributed to the gene pool of humanity since the first modern humans walked out of Africa around 70,000 years ago, according to a study. Though the laws of biology state that
Fighting bacteria’s ability to fight Over the past decade, deadly bacteria such as MRSA, C. difficile, and even tuberculosis have developed numerous mechanisms to keep themselves alive at all cost – mostly
Scientists found that fluctuating the electrical signal to the rodents' paralyzed legs can make them step higher and walk for longer. Like a severed telephone line (from back in the days when phones had
U.S. Agricultural Research Service scientists have applied to release exotic Eurasian fungi to kill invasive tumbleweeds in the American West. Dana Berner wants to start an epidemic among tumbleweeds.
For anyone who likes hazelnuts this autumn has been a disaster. Bad weather devastated the hazelnut crops in Turkey, the world's biggest producer, and a big shortfall has sent the price of the nuts to
Astronomers have detected water vapour in the atmosphere of a planet that orbits a star far beyond our solar system. Observations of the Neptune-sized planet, which lies 120 light years from Earth in constellation
Seeds treated with bacteria grow faster and better, research shows. A trio of Irish high-schoolers nabbed the top prize in this year's Google Science Fair with a project that speeds up crop growth by into
Two years after the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service stripped gray wolves of Endangered Species Act protections in Wyoming, the U.S. District Court in Washington, DC, has reinstated their status. Judge Berman