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Inside the audacious mission to map every microbe in Australia

Cameron Spencer/Getty ImagesWaves submerge the algae, forcing us to hop onto higher ground to avoid getting wet feet. For the next few months, the...

Ancient Grape DNA Tells the Prolific History of Wine

Grape seeds dating back to medieval and Roman periods share many similarities with the wine grapes we enjoy today smithsonian.com Vin jaune, literally...

The First Murder Case to Use Family Tree Forensics Goes to...

On a clear day, from the middle of a well-trafficked stretch of reinforced concrete that spans the Snoqualmie River in Washington state, you can...

How your body processes food is only partially down to your...

As children, Helen Sparre and Sarah Guy appeared identical in both face and figure; a pattern which continued into their twenties - when both...

Researchers Just Overturned One of The Biggest Human Pregnancy Misconceptions

Conventional wisdom would have us think the uterus is a fairly pristine environment, at least as far as germs go. Recent studies on fresh...

Gene-edited babies may live shorter lives, analysis finds

tThe gene-editing technique CRISPR offers major benefits to humanity, but scientists don't believe the field is mature enough for widespread editing.tFor this reason, when...

Pig brains partially revived hours after death-what it means for people

Scientists have restored cellular function in 32 pig brains that had been dead for hours, opening up a new avenue in treating brain disease-and...

Multiple lines of mysterious ancient humans interbred with us

Nearly a decade ago, a snippet of pinky bone found in Siberia introduced the world to a baffling new kind of ancient human. Called...

Growing Up Poor Not Only Affects Your Health, It Changes as...

We all love a good rags to riches story, but the truth is that poverty never really leaves you. Not only does it have...

For The First Time, Scientists Have Made Synthetic DNA With 4...

Earth might have a dizzying array of life forms, but our biology ultimately remains a solitary data point - we simply don't have a...