The discovery of a strange virus living in a hot, acidic lake may hold the answer to the evolution of DNA as today's most common genetic molecule.
The legend of the vampire, Dracula, may have had its basis in a very real disease known as Hereditary Porphyria.
Christopher Columbus found Indians in the Caribbean using pineapple juice to soften their skin and to cure upset stomach. Are you a fan of pineapple?
It’s commonly known than chopping onions will cause a person to cry. Well, you’re in luck if you frequently find yourself weeping over this smelly vegetable. Food scientists in Japan have figured out how to genetically engineer an onion that doesn’t make you cry when you chop it. Other scientists have tried to create tear [...]