Scientists manipulated the H5N1 virus, and found that, with just a few genetic mutations, it could be passed from one ferret to another through a sneeze.
Progeria was first described in the nineteenth century. The mysterious disease is often thought of as premature aging.
When the drugs we use to heal us create unintended monsters.
There's more bad news for the spring-legged amphibians---male toads living near farms are likely to develop female sex organs.
The most lethal epidemic killer is more common than you might think, the flu. Learn more on this Moment of Science.
Humans are more highly "evolved" than chimps, right?
Many organisms possess genes or traits that they do not express.
The natural fragrance of flowers counts among the simpler pleasures in life.The delicate aroma of a rose in bloom is something that does not require explanation; we enjoy it simply and intuitively.
This strange disease was first noticed in the UK when British cows were infected by feed containing tainted sheep material. How could you spot a mad cow?