New research shows that one of the most toxic effects of the ApoE4 gene so important to Alzheimer's disease, may not arise from the β-amyloid protein, and instead may be the result of a damaging immune response to tau, a different protein.
A study on right whales shows that in order to avoid predators, right whale mothers 'whisper' (tone down their submerged vocalizations ) to their calves. The research is published in the science journal Biology Letters.
According to a new study, as well as a meta-analysis based on multiple studies, owning a dog may be connected with a longer life
A recently published paper suggests that it is possible that planet 9 is actually a tiny black hole.
Microbes should be considered as assets rather than 'serendipitous accidents' when it comes to colonizing the red planet. Scientists suggest a significant revision in space exploration philosophy.
What is the purpose of aging? Scientists are starting to get some traction with regard to this age-old question.