Bacteria, and Other Gut Feelings

Our behaviour may directly affect the bacteria in our gut.

World's biggest heart - from a blue whale - displayed in Toronto

The world's biggest heart, which came from a blue whale found dead in 2014, is displayed at the Royal Ontario Museum in Toronto.

With a sloppy 'kiss,' intrepid fish enjoys perilous feast

A kiss from a colorful reef fish called a tubelip wrasse is perfectly suited for eating a hazardous diet using one of the animal kingdom's most unique feeding strategies.

Secret crypt found where hobbit humans lived

The delicate remains of Homo floresiensis in a cave on Flores island in Indonesia told the remarkable story of a tiny species of early human, standing about 1 metre tall.

Sneezing monkey, 'walking' fish found in Himalayas

A monkey that sneezes when it rains and a "walking" fish are among more than 200 species discovered in the ecologically fragile eastern Himalayas in recent years, according to...

Turning cancer into healthy tissues

Scientists believe to have found a way to turn cancerous cells back into healthy tissue.

July 27, 2021
July 27, 2021

Bacteria, and Other Gut Feelings

Our behaviour may directly affect the bacteria in our gut.

August 3, 2017
August 3, 2017

World's biggest heart - from a blue whale - displayed in Toronto

The world's biggest heart, which came from a blue whale found dead in 2014, is displayed at the Royal Ontario Museum in Toronto.

June 6, 2017
June 6, 2017

With a sloppy 'kiss,' intrepid fish enjoys perilous feast

A kiss from a colorful reef fish called a tubelip wrasse is perfectly suited for eating a hazardous diet using one of the animal kingdom's most unique feeding strategies.

May 15, 2017
May 15, 2017

People smell as well as dogs and rodents: Study

People's sense of smell is just as sharp as those of rats and dogs, a US researcher says, calling for an end to a century-old "myth" to the contrary.

May 11, 2017
May 11, 2017

Giant bird-like dinosaur species found in China: Study

Researchers have discovered a new species of giant, bird-like dinosaur that made nests larger than monster truck tires in what is now central China, a study says.

January 4, 2017
January 4, 2017

New organ discovered inside human belly

Irish researchers confirm that the mesentery — a fold of membrane that connects the intestine to the abdomen — is its own continuous organ, and not a series of fragmented parts like experts had...

December 9, 2016
December 9, 2016

Feathered dinosaur tail found in chunk of amber

Some 99 million years ago, a juvenile dinosaur got its feathery tail stuck in tree resin, a death trap for the small creature. But its misfortune is now giving scientists unique insight into...

December 5, 2016
December 5, 2016

51-mn-year-old genetic secret to Darwin's theory unlocked

Scientists have unlocked a 51.7-million-year old genetic secret to a landmark theory proposed by English naturalist Charles Darwin more than 150 years ago.

July 30, 2016
July 30, 2016

Death spiral: 4th phase of life may mean end nearing

A growing research body suggests that there is a fourth phase immediately preceding death that scientists have dubbed the "death spiral".

March 21, 2016
March 21, 2016

FEATURE: More Japanese women freeze eggs for future babies

At least 23 medical institutions around the country preserve the frozen eggs of healthy women to help them have babies in the future, and three women in their 40s have used their frozen eggs to...