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“Biology”

Oct 7, 2014 03:29 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Life is all around us, on Earth. But what about elsewhere in the Universe? NASA has announced new funding for 7 institutions to tackle this question. Continue reading →
Oct 3, 2014 12:00 PM ET // Irene Klotz
A NASA-backed study explores an innovative way to dramatically cut the cost of a human expedition to Mars -- put the crew in stasis.
Sep 15, 2014 07:25 AM ET
They come without warning, overstay their welcome, and drive us to distraction. Surprise house guests? Nope -- hiccups! We've all been tormented by them, but what causes them? Tara and Nick Uhas have some answers.
Aug 13, 2014 02:19 PM ET // Glenn McDonald
Flexible device adheres to upper arm and generates a weak electrical current from perspiration. Continue reading →
Aug 1, 2014 02:50 PM ET // Tanya Lewis, LiveScience
A new technique could help scientists better understand processes in the body.
Jul 25, 2014 11:44 AM ET
People in a number of religious faiths practice fasting at points throughout the year, and people find secular reasons to curb their food intake too. Besides the hunger a fasting person feels, what's going on inside the body when the food stops?
Jul 24, 2014 05:00 PM ET // AFP
Several geckos are at risk of a rude return to earth after Russia lost control of a research satellite testing the effect of weightlessness on the small lizards' sex lives.
Jul 23, 2014 09:46 AM ET
Got sparkling baby blues? How about brown? And why, oh, why does our hair go gray with age? As with so many things, it's all about the genes. Trace has the details.
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