A spark in the gut? Scientists say that there are hundreds of bacteria in the stomach that have just been discovered as electrogenic in a different, simpler way than other types of bacteria that produce electricity.
Japanese cancer researcher based in Atlanta praises the anime 'Cells at Work!' for giving accurate depictions of the immune system battling against cancer cells.
Neuroscientists found a new type of human brain cell called the rosehip neuron. The mysterious neuron could be one of the few cells that only exist in human or primate brains.
Scientists find the first ever direct evidence of interbreeding among early humans. The first-generation hybrid named Denny has a Neanderthal mother and a Denisovan father, two entirely different human species that co-existed for hundreds of thousands of years.
Ancient humans died out due to their lazy natures. A new study describes how the Homo erectus exerted the least amount of effort necessary to get by — and this led to their inevitable demise.
For years, the existence of magnetic particles in the brain has remained a mystery. A new study aims to shed light on these particles by mapping out the magnetic presence for the first time ever.
In a new paper, scientists explore how modern humans came to rule the world. Homo sapiens' ability to adapt and thrive in different extreme settings played a huge part on how we became the last surviving humans on Earth.
Scientists found that Deninger's bear likely had a similar diet to its descendant - the classic cave bear - as new analysis shows a distinct morphology in the cranium, mandible and teeth, which has been related to its dietary specialization of a larger consumption of vegetal matter.
In a major scientific breakthrough, scientists defrost and revive ancient worms that were frozen deep in the Siberian permafrost. The 42,000-year-old critters are now alive, eating, and considered the oldest living creatures in the planet.
Biological Sciences shows for the first time that animals may be able to use their own muscles to get water when it's not available. Researchers from ASU and the Centre d'Etudes Biologiques de Chizé in France teamed up on the project and the findings were published June 27.
While men go on Tinder to look for casual sex, women want to be assured of their attractiveness on dating apps. A new study provides a closer look on Tinder and other dating apps' users.
Local inflammation in the region of the brain known as mediobasal hypothalamus (MBH) could trigger overeating and weight gain.
New antiviral candidate capable of inhibiting a broad range of highly contagious coronaviruses
Plants grown in vinegars could have a greater tolerance for drought-like conditions than those grown in water or other organic acids.