the tsetse fly is responsible for transmitting a host of diseases, including malaria and dengue, and now scientists have mapped its genome, hoping to find clues as to how it's able to cause so much harm.
Researchers have found antibiotic-resistant bacteria in cow manure used for agricultural fertilization. If their genes are transferred to pathogenic bacteria, it could cause more infections, as some genes were never before discovered.
Syncopation, the backbeat, offbeat, and unpredictable rhythms often heard in funk, hip-hop and electronic dance music, is the essential element that gets people dancing and "into the groove," scientists found in a new study of rhythm and movement.
A property known as auxeticity allows materials to expand when stretched rather than getting thinner. Sponges have it, and so do stem cells, according to a new study, which found that the property could allow them to transition into specialized cells.
As scientists continue to develop radiation therapy, it will affect peripheral organs less and target cancer better. In the latest study, researchers have found that helium ions could be most effective.