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Scientists find possible secret to longevity: hibernation

What if you were told there was a completely natural way to stop your body from aging? The trick: You’d have to hibernate from September...

How Earth transformed from fiery ball to habitable planet

Researchers at Yale and Caltech have a bold new theory to explain how Earth transformed itself from a fiery, carbon-clouded ball of rocks into...

Scientists find five possible suicide genes

Every year, suicide takes the lives of more than 800,000 people worldwide. It contributes to at least 15% of all global deaths due to injury. Identifying...

Theses sunken ships are ideal habitat for reef-building corals

An hour and a half before sunrise on the morning of Feb. 17, 1944, 500 U.S. Navy Grumman Hellcats swarmed the Japanese base at...

Why did those birds crash and die?

You’ve probably seen the video — or at least heard some chirpings about it. Footage from a security camera in Cuauhtémoc, a city in Chihuahua,...

No time to sleep is common in nature

A new study about wild baboons reveals that sacrificing sleep to meet pressing demands is common—and might even be part of our evolutionary history The...

What you eat can reprogram your genes

People typically think of food as calories, energy and sustenance. However, the latest evidence suggests that food also “talks” to our genome, which is the...

Scientists find new way to predict unknow alien life

The only references we have for “life” are the forms we know on Earth. Astrobiologists suspect that the search for alien life, and even for...

Scientists discover new fossil birds near China’s Great Wall

Approximately 80 miles from the westernmost reach of China’s Great Wall, paleontologists found relics of an even more ancient world. Over the last two decades,...

Scientists find this long-neck dinosaur had respiratory infection

Scientists discover the first evidence of a unique respiratory infection in the fossilized remains of a dinosaur that lived nearly 150 million years ago. The...