Bacteria, both good and bad, go wherever humans do. Understanding their quirks in outer space is key to preserving astronauts’ health.
Scientists have uncovered a gene that affects how mice encode fear-based memories—which could inform the study of psychiatric disorders like PTSD in humans.
In these female-dominated clans, the name of the throne-toppling game might just be camaraderie.
Sophisticated chimpanzee behaviors like fishing, nut cracking, and bathing are fading in the presence of humans.
A squid’s eye view of its own microbes shows the intimate link between a nocturnal sea-dweller and its cache of bioluminescent bacteria.
Craters on Pluto and Charon hint at a surprisingly small number of tiny objects in the Kuiper Belt—which could rework theories on how the planets formed.
To solve the mystery of zebra stripes, these researchers looked to a horse of a different color.