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“Biology”

Apr 1, 2015 01:00 PM ET // Glenn McDonald
Device reduces metabolic cost of movement with no energy source of its own. Continue reading →
Mar 27, 2015 04:00 PM ET // Miriam Kramer, SPACE.com
A three-person crew blasted off to the International Space Station today (March 27), and two of them won't be coming back to Earth for a full year.
Mar 24, 2015 07:00 PM ET // Irene Klotz
Add nitrogen to the list of potential biological ingredients on Mars sniffed out by NASA’s Curiosity rover.
Mar 16, 2015 12:32 PM ET
Okay, riddle us this one: How come it's so easy to fall asleep but SO hard to wake up? You'd think we'd be ready to bounce up and meet the day, but nope. Trace explains what's behind our attempts to drag ourselves out of bed, and why timing matters.
Mar 12, 2015 01:12 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Saturn's icy moon Enceladus is showing definite signs of hydrothermal activity -- similar activity that is found along deep sea vents on Earth where water is heated and minerals are formed.
Mar 11, 2015 01:11 PM ET // Glenn McDonald
A new study puts an archeological twist on a single-cell organism's unique path-finding abilities.
Mar 2, 2015 03:53 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Chemical engineers have created a theoretical model of a type of alien cell that might be able to support life on Titan.
Feb 25, 2015 09:12 AM ET
Aside from the pleasurable feelings that come with it, evolutionarily speaking why do humans have to have sex to keep the species going when it doesn't seem the most efficient way to go?
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