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Lectures aren't just boring, they're Ineffective, too, study finds

Are your lectures droning on? Change it up every 10 minutes with more active teaching techniques and more students will succeed, researchers say. A …

No Single Gene Responsible for Animal Domestication

<b>COLD SPRING HARBOR, NEW YORK—</b>Charles Darwin once wrote that there was no animal more difficult to tame than a young wild rabbit, and yet no animal …

Evolution

Cellular Compound May Increase Lifespan Without the Need for Strict Dieting

Every day, our cells manufacture small amounts of a molecule that, in higher doses, might be the key to leading a longer, healthier life. A team of …

Longevity

Drug Could Protect Against Radiation Exposure

It may not work against Godzilla, but a new drug could protect people from deadly doses of radiation. The compound, already in clinical trials to …

Medicine

Watch Jupiter’s Incredible Shrinking Great Red Spot

Changing Planet<p>This photo of Jupiter and its Great Red Spot was captured by the Hubble Space Telescope on April 21, 2014. Sky-watchers can check out the gas giant for themselves in the early evening sky. Credit: NASA, ESA, and A. Simon (Goddard Space Flight Center)<p><b>Even monster planets aren’t immune</b> …

Astronomy