News file for: Nature
Australian scorpion venom could ease human pain and discomfort, according to a study.
Scientists have discovered a ‘greener’ dyeing method to producing colorful silk: by feeding dyed leaves to silkworms so they spin colored – rather than white – cocoons.
A study shows that cats recognize the voice of their owners but decide not to react to it.
Researchers have revealed the bacterial killing potential of black silicon, leading the way for the development of a new generation of nanostructured antibacterial materials.
Scientists have discovered how the honeybee can land anywhere with precision – and the knowledge may help build incredible robot aircraft.
400 scientists have signed a declaration calling for international cooperation in DNA barcoding technology and industry standards.
Scientists have decoded the kiwifruit genome, making the surprising finding that the fruit shares many genetic similarities with potatoes and tomatoes.
Researchers have analyzed the genome of the Yangtze River dolphin, which was driven to functional extinction by human activities.
Asian Scientist Magazine scopes out the most unique and rarely seen wild species discovered in Asia.
The radioactive ocean plume from the 2011 Fukushima nuclear plant disaster will reach the US in 2014, according to a study.