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Tardigrades Have DNA Armour, And We Just Got Closer to Understanding...

Radiation that would reduce the DNA inside our own cells into genetic confetti is no match for the microscopic tough-guy known as a tardigrade,...

The Viral Loads of Asymptomatic Coronavirus Carriers Are Surprisingly High, Study...

People who are infected with the coronavirus carry similar levels of the pathogen in their nose, throat and lungs whether they have symptoms or...

Here’s How Scientists Know Coronavirus Wasn’t Made in a Lab

One of the conspiracy theories that has plagued attempts to keep people informed during the pandemic is the idea that the coronavirus was created...

Virologist Explains What The Coronavirus Does to Your Body That Makes...

COVID-19 is caused by a coronavirus called SARS-CoV-2. Coronaviruses belong to a group of viruses that infect animals, from peacocks to whales. They're named...

Scientists Think They Finally Know What Happens in The Skin When...

Scientists have pinpointed a bunch of processes that go wrong in the skin for people who have eczema (also known as atopic dermatitis), and...

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...

This Wild New Hypothesis Says Sex May Have Evolved to Fight...

Not everything on Earth has sex. While the vast majority of creatures on the planet reproduce this way, some animals prefer to go it...

Breakthrough Mouse Research Shows Stem Cells Can Be Genetically Edited Inside...

For the first time, scientists have managed to genetically modify stem cells inside the bodies of mice, a feat which could eventually open up...

Gene-Hacked Fungus Tested Outside The Lab Effectively ‘Collapses’ Mosquito Population

If we want to stop malaria from killing more than 400,000 people every year, we'll need to stop mosquitoes - the irksome insects are...

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...