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“Biology”

Apr 21, 2016 06:46 AM ET
"Get more sun!" we're told, when we need to bulk up on our vitamin D. Fair enough, but how does merely walking outdoors turn us into vitamin factories?
Apr 15, 2016 03:14 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Laboratory test on ice compression has revealed that Jupiter's icy moon's crust could generate a surprising amount of heat, opening a new window into understanding the moon's potentially life-giving ocean.
Apr 7, 2016 02:00 PM ET // Irene Klotz
The chemicals necessary for the formation of life have been detected in lab-grown comet ice -- a discovery that could have huge implications for discovering how life as we know it was spawned.
Apr 4, 2016 05:00 AM ET
If you get a serious enough cut, you're going to carry a scar around with you for the rest of your days, and it's going to behave a bit differently than your normal skin. How do scars heal, and why don't they just disappear?
Mar 25, 2016 07:00 AM ET // Irene Klotz
The identification of core genes needed for life may not only spill secrets of how biology got its start on Earth, but also shed light on the hunt for life beyond the planet.
Mar 18, 2016 03:31 AM ET
We hear a lot about testosterone in advertisements these days, but the truth is a bit more complicated. Is "low T" really even a thing? DNews has the details on this hormone that turns out to be much more than strictly a guy thing.
Mar 9, 2016 09:35 AM ET // Anna Salleh, ABC Science Online
The common bluebottle has no fewer than 15 classes of cells known as photoreceptors.
Mar 9, 2016 03:57 AM ET
Colors are often considered to have a strong influence on how we feel. From calming blues and greens to amped-up reds, DNews explores the biology behind the hues that comprise our world.
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