A group of Russian scientists have discovered a new method of DNA repair which may be able to prevent and cure neurodegenerative diseases, such as Alzheimer’s or Parkinson’s and even stop the process of cell death.
Our planet’s beauty and fragility can never be understated. So, scientists with a GoPro teamed up with some turtles to take the viewer on a tour of the Great Barrier Reef – the endangered paradise, as seen from the point of view of its inhabitants.
Ancient seawater creatures looked rather spooky, but a new spike-covered worm eating with the help of feather-like front legs definitely stands out as one of the first animals that developed armor for protection.
New York State officially banned fracking for natural gas by issuing its final environmental impact statement, concluding a seven-year review. The environmental agency said fracking posed risks to land, water, natural resources and public health.
Transnational agrochemical and seed giant Monsanto has reiterated its desire to merge with fellow chemical-producing behemoth Syngenta, a company that has already rebuffed three previous purchase attempts by Monsanto.
Mars may look like an inhospitable and barren landscape, but a new program underway at the Pentagon’s advanced research division is looking to create engineered organisms that can eventually transform the Red Planet into something more Earth-like.
Swimming in only knee-deep waters, an eight-year-old boy was bitten on the lower leg, heel, and ankle and suffered minor injuries from a shark attack. It is the fourth shark attack in the shallow waters off North Carolina’s beaches in the past two weeks.