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“Biology”

Aug 28, 2015 01:50 PM ET // Renee Morad
Do-it-yourself bioengineering and garage-based DNA sequencing let anyone alter the human condition.
Aug 27, 2015 12:48 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
As astronomical techniques become more advanced, a team of astrophysicists think they will be able to not only detect the signatures of alien life in exoplanetary atmospheres, but also track its relentless spread throughout the galaxy.
Aug 18, 2015 01:01 PM ET
If you've ever wondered why putting a foot outside of the covers at night cools you down on a warm, tossy-turny night, Trace has the answer.
Aug 17, 2015 03:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The oldest known flower did not produce showy blooms, but it once thrived in an area that included multiple dinosaurs. Continue reading →
Aug 6, 2015 12:54 PM ET
Cheating on a test at school is often looked at as a moral issue, but a recent study suggests the bad behavior could be linked to hormones.
Aug 6, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Discovery News
The Royal Society of Biology wants to know which insect is most beloved by United Kingdom citizens and has launched an online poll to find out.
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.
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