Science

Science

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How did the universe begin? The Big Bang is traditionally envisioned as the moment when an infinitely dense bundle of energy suddenly burst outward,...

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Thanks to Derek Morr for the link   Dr. Arul Chinnaiyan stared at a printout of gene sequences from a man with cancer, a subject in one...

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I am deeply saddened by the passing of my good friend, and space exploration companion, Neil Armstrong today.As Neil, Mike Collins and I trained...
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Evolution is the fundamental idea in all of life science, in all of biology. According to Bill Nye, aka "The Science Guy," if grownups...

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On the surface, ants and the Internet don't seem to have much in common. But two Stanford researchers have discovered that a species of...

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Thanks to Quine for the link Less than two weeks after they went up in Charlotte, North Carolina, the site of the Democratic National Convention,...

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In the 1930s, the pioneering geneticist J. B. S. Haldane noticed a peculiar inheritance pattern in families with long histories of haemophilia. The faulty...

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THE latest twist in the origin-of-life tale is double helical. Chemists are close to demonstrating that the building blocks of DNA can form spontaneously...

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Half a century ago, biologist Rachel Carson wrote a popular science book that exposed the impact of chemical pesticides on the natural environment and...

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Conflict between women and their daughters-in-law could be a factor in explaining an evolutionary puzzle — the human menopause. Humans, pilot whales and killer whales...