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Intelligent life on Earth may owe its existence to an ancient virus which inserted its genetic code and machinery into early tetrapods and now helps their neurons talk to each other.
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Transgenderism and gender fluidity are complicated topics which may be why the media and political partisans are treating them with the subtlety and nuance of a runaway bulldozer.
A new study showing that your through patterns are unique enough to be seen on a brain scan is being misinterpreted as a test run of an IQ detector.
We finally know why elephants are more resistant to cancers than humans. Can we use the same strategy they do?
A new study backs up the idea that autism is a genetic disorder by growing neurons in petri dishes.
A satirical book about exterminating 90% of all men for a better world got some traction again. What would happen if we took it seriously and followed through?
One good way to fight bacteria that have a resistance to antibiotics may be to remove their resistance to antibiotics...
A new potential life-extension drug is performing extremely well in mice. Will these results translate well to humans?
South Korea reverses its creationist-friendly course after consulting with scientists over the contents of its school textbooks.