Saliva doesn't just help with digestion; it also aids your body's fight against disease and infection.
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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.
According to another theory, life on Earth may not have begun with RNA but rather with amino acids able to fold into proteins in a high salt environment.
At the University of Cambridge in the UK, astronomers and cancer researchers have joined forces.
Imagine that you're an insect, and that you've fallen ill because some bacteria or parasites have invaded your body. What do you do?
There's science behind the perfect whipped cream recipe!
Did you ever wonder why heavy cream whips into soft, light peaks?
I recently read that a team of international scientists has decoded and published the entire genome of the naked mole rat. Why would anyone want to do this?
We humans are dependent on chemicals like water, air, sugars, starches, fats, proteins, as well as on small amounts of vitamins and minerals.