A new study has uncovered 380 million-year-old armor-plated fishes that preserve the oldest muscles ever discovered in a vertebrate.
Researchers found a fluorescent protein in Japanese freshwater eel that could to used in a clinical test for liver function.
MIT studies of the H5N1 and H7N9 influenza viruses reveal genetic mutations that could result in pandemic flu.
Researchers in Singapore have discovered a gene that can be used in the diagnosis and treatment of liver cancer.
A new study describes how bumblebees “scare” birds away from their nests and claim them as their own.
An international team of scientists has analyzed the duck genome for the first time, revealing genetic factors that protect ducks from the harmful effects of bird flu.
A lake on an island off the coast of Queensland has been relatively untouched by climate changes for the past 7,000 years.
Surgical anesthesia may have lasting effects on adult brains, according to new research.
Researchers have discovered a gene linked to a muscle disease so severe that newborn babies rarely survive beyond a few days.
Researchers have discovered an inexpensive and easily produced catalyst that performs better than platinum in oxygen-reduction reactions.