This map of Hutterite colonies in North America says something about religion and evolution — and more precisely, speciation.
There's a fatal prion infection killing deer and elk across North America.
Undiagnosed brain disease or divine inspiration? The origins of the French composer’s most provocative composition remain up for debate.
Stem cell-derived chondrocytes could be the key to regenerating damaged cartilage.
The animal we fear most? Spiders.
A team of Polish designers has just won a competition with its design for an inflatable skyscraper designed for use in emergency zones.
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Consider the real meaning of nirvana next time you face a crisis.
Researchers at the University College of London think they’ve found a link between human growth hormone and the development of the neurodegenerative disease.
Researchers have designed a type of laser technique that is able to distinguish the bad -- specifically, the proteins responsible for Alzheimer's and similar diseases -- from the good. Simply locating them could make removing them much easier.
What’s the difference between a physician and a surgeon? If you were sick in the Middle Ages you had three options: the church, the local healer, and the physician. A […]