A field called epigenetics concerns ways the DNA code is actually expressed and implemented.
Thorium, which just might prove key to a new generation of nuclear reactors.
It is only unforeseen events like the industrial revolution and the “green revolution” that helped feed many more people and stave off catastrophe.
Much as Darwin was influenced by his findings on the Galapagos, Wallace drew on discoveries he made on tropical islands where sea level changes played vital roles in determining species distributions.
Even with science reports, it’s worth remembering the adage: If it seems too good to be true, it probably is.
While we can thrive on a variety of diets, it also makes it very tough or even impossible to recommend an ideal human diet.
Although much has since been said and written about the need for China to reverse its environmental decline, recent years have abounded with news reports telling of the nation’s earth lurching from bad to terrible.
We humans seem smart yet have a great fondness for irrational codswallop.
Earth’s neighbours are far more than simply gas giants and rocky worlds
In this season to be jolly, even normally serious scientists may loosen up a little, perhaps publishing frivolous research, and looking on the brighter side of life.
The age of the wonder drug seems to be drawing to a close, bringing to an end modern medicine as we know it
Did life start in a primordial soup on earth, or with chemicals carried from Mars?