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Apparently bees can understand zero, making them the first invertebrate members of an exclusive club.
Scientists have used CRISPR-Cas9 to clone virus-free piglets as organ donors for humans.
The discovery in Kenya of a 13-million-year-old fossil skull unearths the common ancestor of humans and apes.
A new study shows sperm counts have dropped by 59% globally over the last 40 years.
A new study of 46,034 brain scans shows women’s brains are more active than men’s.
U.S. scientists have successfully repaired DNA in a human embryo for the first time.
Facebook catches two AI chatbots talking in their own strange language.
A physicist demonstrates how life may be a predictable product of thermodynamics.
Kale contains lutein, a nutrient that may protect the brain against the cognitive effects of aging, according to a new University of Illinois study.
Just because a distant body has ice doesn’t mean it’ll ever have liquid water.