March 25, 2015 9:39 am
On an East African hill somewhere in “Afar,” a stone’s throw from “Awash,” two sections of a large detached jawbone grinned brokenly at Ethiopian Arizona State University (ASU) graduate student Chalachew Seyoum. The pieces were just lying there, so the student picked them up and brought them together. They fit “perfectly,” he said.
March 24, 2015 11:06 am
Charles Darwin’s kids doodled all over several pages of - and notes for - the original manuscript of his historic 1859 book, which launched the field of evolutionary biology: “On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection, or the Preservation of Favoured Races in the Struggle for Life.”
March 23, 2015 3:50 pm
Use of potentially risky, non-FDA approved hormone therapies may soon be as common as use of FDA-approved hormone therapies, according to a study by University of Virginia gynecology researcher JoAnn Pinkerton.
March 20, 2015 3:03 pm
It’s not all in your head. Brain injuries from sports are a steady unease for athletes.
March 20, 2015 4:18 pm
Designer babies? It’s far from a whimsy, and now a new technology that would make it possible to alter human DNA at the germline (meaning changing traits that can be inherited) has scientists calling for caution and a freeze.
March 20, 2015 2:15 pm
Bioscience Technology caught up with Susan Harkema Ph.D., professor and rehabilitation research director of the University of Louisville’s Kentucky Spinal Cord Injury Research Center, to discuss her research and new funding awarded by Wings for Life Spinal Cord Research Foundation for epidural stimulation.
March 19, 2015 10:13 am
Could a changing climate and changing environments have an impact on the spread of infectious diseases? At least one zoologist thinks so.
March 17, 2015 2:00 pm
A Harvard University and Waterloo University team has found that a common breast cancer chemotherapy (chemo) can create stem-like cancer cells out of more differentiated tumor cells.
March 17, 2015 10:03 am
Apple's ResearchKit needs to make an impact beyond the initial launch period.
March 16, 2015 2:08 pm
A recent meta-study, which found that menopausal hormone replacement therapy (HRT) causes significant numbers of ovarian cancers, is highly misleading, say several hormone researchers.
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