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Moderate Testosterone Levels Safest For Elderly Men, Study

Midrange testosterone levels in older men are associated with better survival, according to a study.

Nanopatterned Black Silicon Shows Antibacterial Power

Researchers have revealed the bacterial killing potential of black silicon, leading the way for the development of a new generation of nanostructured antibacterial materials.

Study Dispels Belief That Alcohol Causes Depression

There is no truth to the long-held belief that alcohol causes depression, according to a study by researchers in Australia.

Baby Fish Navigate Using ‘Sun Compass’

Marine scientists have discovered that baby fish navigate their way back to their home reef using a 'sun compass'.

Japan’s New Direction On Climate Change

Satoshi Kurokawa and Justin Dabner explain how Japan's national strategy to curb carbon emissions has changed since the Fukushima nuclear disaster.

Fossilized Dinosaur Embryo Bonebed Opens Window Into Jurassic Period

Researchers have excavated and analyzed over 200 bones from a fossilized dinosaur bonebed in China, representing dinosaurs at different stages of embryonic development.

Lizard Mothers Turn Protective When Predators Lurk, Study

In a rare show of maternal care in lizards, female Asian long-tailed skinks actively deter snakes from consuming their eggs on Taiwan's Orchid Island.

China’s Coral Crisis

Coral abundance around mainland China and Hainan Island has declined by at least 80 percent over the past 30 years. Can anything be done to stop this trend?

China’s Corals Have Declined By 80 Percent, Study

China's coral reefs have suffered a devastating 80 percent decline in recent decades, according to a new study.