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September 13, 2014

 

Red and green beans clump on a Robusta coffee plant.

Evolution of the Java Jive

Researchers find that caffeine evolved in coffee, tea, and chocolate independently.

September 7, 2014

 

A doorknob on a wooden door, which is partly open. A radiator is inside the room.

Potential Forensic Applications Of Microbial Samples

Researchers at the Home Biome Project trace bacterial samples back to specific houses.

August 30, 2014

 

An artist's rendering of a pyramid structure on Mars.

Live On Mars

Mars One hopes to send settlers to the red planet by 2024.

August 23, 2014

 

Indiana bats hibernating in a crevice.

The Bugs Will Love This

Research suggests White Nose Syndrome in bats will have bleak ecological and economic consequences.

August 16, 2014

 

Scientists See Through Mice To Medical Developments

New "clearing" technique allows scientists to see into an organism's cells without damaging tissue.

April 18, 2014

 

Mosquito biting on arm

Yellow Fever Vaccine Shortage Causes Headache For Travelers

The yellow fever vaccine, YF-Vax, has recently been in short supply. Find out what this means for you.

January 20, 2014

 

Gloved hands are seen assembling a photovoltaic array

Unlikely Source For Renewable Battery Breakthrough

A recent discovery could allow us to affordably store energy from renewable sources such as the sun in batteries powered by rhubarb.

January 6, 2014

 

Artist's rendition of NASA's Mars Science Laboratory spacecraft nearing the red planet

Life Might Have Liked Parts Of Ancient Mars

While there's still no evidence that life evolved on Mars, we now know that it at least could have.

December 16, 2013

 

Two crows take flight

What’s With All These Crows?

Some come in flocks. Some come in droves. And some come in murders.

November 22, 2013

 

Close-up of a tabby cat's face

U.S. Cats Responsible For Billions Of Bird Deaths, Study Finds

New research reveals how many birds are killed by cats each year. The numbers will alarm you!

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