Wastewater can track viruses like Covid-19 — can it do the same for superbugs?
A pandemic program could help reveal the true threat of antibiotic resistance to public health.
Behold! NASA’s Artemis I is on the launch pad, ready for the Moon
Does chewing gum burn calories? The answer may be hard to swallow
Humans are masters of mastication.
Genetically engineered gut bacteria boost long-term metabolic health — mouse study
This technique could eventually help treat human metabolic conditions using our own genetically-engineered bacteria.
Ancient herpes DNA found for the first time — in skeleton teeth
The virus that causes cold sores exploded in the Bronze Age, a new study finds.
Carbon capture technology could turn trains into giant greenhouse-gas vacuums
All aboard the CO2-choo train!
STRIKE! Webb Telescope report reveals micrometeor damage to mirrors
One little space rock can make a big impact. Will there be more?
This experimental robot replicates a distinctly human sense — embodiment
Engineers teach a robot to learn about its body using artificial intelligence
Mysterious “milky seas” captured on camera for the first time
You’ve never seen anything like it.
Essential molecules for life discovered near the center of the Milky Way — again
Scientists have found more of the ingredients for life as we know it in a gaseous cloud toward the center of the Milky Way.
518 million-year-old fossil worm reveals a direct connection to human evolution
The ancestor we deserve.
Behold! Curiosity discovers Martian rocks contain an essential ingredient of life
Mars may be more like some areas of Earth than we think.
How music makes you feel may depend less on your brain than scientists once thought — study
Western concepts of how music should make you feel can obscure fundamental truths about human perception.
Scientists discovered the biggest bacteria ever, and it’s the size of an eyelash
This massive bacteria is breaking all the rules.
Yes, there are mites living on your face — and they can poop, a new study finds
Our first look at their genome reveals new details of their microscopic lives
Ancient stalagmites point to a massive drought that upturned 6th century Arabia
The drought may have contributed to the rise of Islam.
A single gene could stump a deadly parasitic infection
The answer could lie in the “junk” portion of the parasite’s DNA.