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“Biology”

Jul 29, 2015 05:00 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Plants and animals share more in common than we tend to think, with new research finding that both groups respond to stress in similar ways, at least from a biochemical standpoint.
Jul 16, 2015 05:00 PM ET // Elizabeth Howell
NASA astronaut Scott Kelly is one of two people trying to last a year in space. These are some of his best pictures so far.
Jun 9, 2015 11:53 AM ET // Renee Morad
A computer has developed a new scientific theory using only its artificial intelligence, without any help from humans. Continue reading →
Jun 6, 2015 05:00 PM ET // Rachael Rettner, LiveScience
People who have problems with their sense of smell may be at increased risk for dying sooner than those who don't have trouble smelling.
Jun 4, 2015 03:00 PM ET // Elizabeth Howell, Space.com
Outer space might be the toughest environment for life, but some hardy microbes have been able to survive in it for surprising amounts of time.
May 12, 2015 05:19 PM ET // Irene Klotz
Salt from an underground sea on Jupiter’s moon Europa may be seeping onto the surface, then darkening as it is exposed to radiation.
May 6, 2015 03:02 PM ET // Lori Cuthbert
A simple organism found at the bottom of the ocean had the tools to give rise to life as complex as we are. Continue reading →
Apr 28, 2015 11:00 AM ET // Irene Klotz
What has Antarctica and Mars got in common? Mineral deposits from a briny subsurface aquifer suggest bacteria are hiding under the barren Antarctic landscape -- can the same be said for the red planet?
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