The levels of titanium in sediment cores from Lake Towuti indicate that the dry spell in Indonesia 16,000 to 30,000 years ago coincided with the peak of the last ice age.
The wrinkle-lipped bat might be useful in protecting rice shoots against the white-backed planthopper, scientists say.
An interdisciplinary research team of researchers has designed ultra-fast electrical circuits using quantum tunneling.
A team of scientists in Taiwan has uncovered how a viral DNA polymerase breaks the golden Watson-Crick rule.
Scientists have found a simple way to control the structure of semiconductor material germanium monosulfide, paving the way for applications in solar energy conversion and faster computer circuits.
By controlling the expression of a molecule called PD-1, scientists hope to be able to curb runaway inflammation.
The protective immune response to rotavirus infection also triggers harmful autoimmunity that could result in Type I diabetes.
An enhanced understanding of the genetic basis of esophageal cancer could help improve treatment for the disease which is especially prevalent in Southeast Asia.
An international group of scientists have cracked the peanut genome, paving the way for genetic improvements in the widely-cultivated crop.
Researchers have found a green and efficient method to produce the raw materials for nylon from sugar.