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May 21, 2015 12:14 PM ET
Wanderlust may be more than just the desire to travel -- it’s in our genes! Why do we have the urge to explore?
May 21, 2015 02:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The newly created humanized yeast reveals how humans and yeast share genes despite being separated by a billion years of evolution.
May 12, 2015 11:17 AM ET // Charles Choi, LiveScience
The beaks of chicken embryos were reverted into snouts more similar to ones seen in Velociraptors.
Apr 16, 2015 12:31 PM ET
The placebo effect, where you can take something dopey like a sugar pill and somehow feel better, has baffled scientists ever since they've been aware of it. Would it surprise you to know the effect may not be in your head but in your genes?
Apr 14, 2015 01:10 PM ET
Trace brushes us up on the ABCs of DNA and then recounts the findings of new research that could rewrite what we thought we knew about inherited traits.
Apr 2, 2015 04:32 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
The answer may not actually be blowing in the wind, but drug-immune bacteria apparently are. Continue reading →
Mar 25, 2015 01:25 PM ET // Discovery News
The procedure is the latest step in longer-term efforts to 'de-extinct' a creature that has not roamed Earth in thousands of years.
Mar 16, 2015 12:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The argument over the existence of Yeti is heating up, but it has more to do with bears than the legendary Abominable Snowman.
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