Scientists discover how naked mole rats stay cancer-free
October 27, 2009, 3:30 a.m. by Bryan Nelson
Naked mole rats are the only known animals in the world that don't get cancer. Now scientists know why, and it may be the key to the cure.
In the future, women will be shorter (and heavier)
October 21, 2009, 11:21 a.m. by Katy Rank Lev
Yale researchers chart evolutionary trends.
Flies lacking pheromones go crazy for sex
October 20, 2009, 7 p.m. by Jeffrey Davis
Researchers have discovered a class of pheromones that allow fruit flies to sexually control themselves. Eliminating those chemicals results in no-holds-barred sexual activity ... to the point of ignoring gender and species.
Water is as good a comfort food as chocolate, says study
October 15, 2009, 8:20 a.m. by Bryan Nelson
Like water for chocolate? Researchers now say that water may be just as effective a comfort food as chocolate, but without the calories.
EPA to evaluate whether common weed killer harms more than weeds
October 7, 2009, 7:32 p.m. by Jessica Knoblauch
The herbicide atrazine is suspected of causing birth defects, reproductive problems.