Whether the data prove you right or wrong, it's crucial to ask: what else is it telling me?
- In 2018, Dr. Jim Allison was awarded the Nobel Prize in medicine for discovering an effective way to attack cancer through immunology.
- In his lab, Allison urges researchers to get rid of the idea that they can prove something with science. All they can do is fail to disprove.
- Jim Allison is the subject of Jim Allison: Breakthrough, a documentary narrated by Woody Harrelson that brings filmmakers and scientists together to tell the story of a Nobel Prize-winning cancer discovery that changed the world. In cinemas September 27th, 2019.
Dominant wild silverbacks wax musical with their mouths full.
- Recent recordings of gorillas singing as they eat add the species to a lengthening list of musical eaters in the animal kingdom.
- Two types of songs have been recorded: a hum, and, well, gorilla improv.
- It's suspected that spoken language may begin with songs.
A tiny, perfectly preserved 3D fossil from Argentina tells us more about an early snake.
- It turns out legs, and least back legs, were no passing fancy for some serpents.
- Hind legs were found on Najash snakes, a bridge species between lizards and snakes.
- A new study provides several new insights into Najash rionegrina.
The idea that celestial objects exist within utterly immense cosmic structures is becoming inescapable.
- New findings in astronomy are making some astronomers doubt our basic model of the universe.
- Alignments of celestial objects suggest that they may be embedded in large-scale structures.
- Galaxies too far apart to be influencing each other are moving through space together.
"What a shock," said no dog lover ever.
- A speech language pathologist has taught her puppy Stella to use 29 words.
- Stella "speaks" by stepping on large buttons programmed with recordings of words.
- The dog expresses her desires, comments on household events, and offers opinions.