If I Had My Life to Live over Again
When asked "How would you have lived your life differently if you had a chance?" Nadine Stair, an 85-year-old woman, from Louisville, Kentucky, provided these poetic words as her response...
Becoming: From zygote to tadpole, in six stunning minutes
Watch a single cell become a complete organism in six pulsing minutes of timelapse Native to central and southern Europe, the amphibious alpine newt breeds in shallow water, where its larvae are born...
Don't Wait, Celebrate Yourself
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Are You Wasting Your Life?
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These 20 Regrets From People On Their Deathbeds Will Change Your Life
The only thing worse than struggle is regret. Discover these 20 deathbed regrets and how to help combat them.
Is there life after death? Some genes turn on after the body's demise, study finds
‘Is there life after death?’ is a question that has dominated human thinking since time immemorial. But now researchers have discovered that an animal’s genes can ‘live’ on for up to four days after i...
You May Owe Your Existence to Tiny Vampires
Ancient victims found in the Grand Canyon suggest that complex life exists today thanks to the rise of miniature predators.
Building Blocks of Life Found in Comet's Atmosphere
New research confirms the existence of the amino acid glycine, other organic molecules and the crucial element phosphorus just beyond the surface of Comet 67P.
Is It Medically Possible to Live Forever?
It’d be easy to miss the unobtrusive brown door to Joon Yun’s second floor office, tucked away next to a dry cleaners and a hair…
Cracking the Aging Code: What We Can Learn From the Widely Differing Lifespans of Animals
Humans age gradually, but some animals do all their aging in a rush at the end of life, while others don’t age at all, and a few…
Scientists Find Microbe That Functions Without Mitochondria
Scientists have found the first eukaryotic organism that functions fine without mitochondria, the "powerhouses" that make energy for the cells of yeast, humans and other animals.
Absurd Creatures | Hail Hydra, the Incredible Critter That May Be Immortal
The hydra's got kind of a jellyfish thing going on, with tentacles it uses to snag prey. But this tiny freshwater creature regenerates itself over and over a...
Scientists witness 'flash of light' during conception
For the first time, researchers have witnessed the exact moment conception occurs— and have recorded the ensuing explosion of sparks that form when sperm meets an egg.
It's Surprisingly Easy To Brew Something Like RNA In A Puddle
Common chemicals turn into something a lot like RNA if you leave them alone in water, giving new clues to the origins of life on Earth.
In Newly Created Life-Form, a Major Mystery
Scientists have created a synthetic organism that possesses only the genes it needs to survive. But they have no idea what roughly a third of those genes do.
The Origin Of A Species | University Of Oxford
New animal species form when groups of animals become isolated and as a result, begin to separate through evolution (a process known as speciation). When these isolated populations meet later, they mi...
Biological nomenclature
Nomenclature codes or codes of nomenclature are the various rulebooks that govern biological taxonomic nomenclature, each in their own broad field of organisms. To an end-user who only deals with name...
Landrace
A landrace is a domesticated, regional ecotype; a locally adapted, traditional variety of a domesticated species of animal or plant that has developed over time, through adaptation to its natural and ...
If I Had My Life to Live over Again
When asked "How would you have lived your life differently if you had a chance?" Nadine Stair, an 85-year-old woman, from Louisville, Kentucky, provided these poetic words as her response...
Hindgut fermentation
Hindgut fermentation is a digestive process seen in monogastric herbivores, animals with a simple, single-chambered stomach. Cellulose is digested with the aid of symbiotic bacteria. The microbial f...
Cranial vault
The cranial vault is the space in the skull within the neurocranium, occupied by the brain. In humans, the size and shape of the brain, may be affected by the size of the vault as shown in craniometry...
Hybrid speciation
Hybrid speciation is a form of speciation wherein hybridization between two different species leads to a new species, reproductively isolated from the parent species. From the 1940s, reproductive isol...
Pyrrolizidine alkaloid sequestration
Pyrrolizidine alkaloid sequestration by insects is done for defense and mating purposes. Various species of insects have been known to utilize molecular compounds from plants for their own defense an...
New Biomarker Identified In Women With Mental Illness
Psychiatric disorders can be difficult to diagnose because clinicians must rely upon interpreted clues, such as a patient’s behaviors and feelings. For the first time, researchers at University of Cal...
Keystone species
A keystone species is a species that has a disproportionately large effect on its environment relative to its abundance. Such species are described as playing a critical role in maintaining the struct...
The Origin Of A Species | University Of Oxford
New animal species form when groups of animals become isolated and as a result, begin to separate through evolution (a process known as speciation). When these isolated populations meet later, they mi...