The first microscopic, slow-motion footage of a jellyfish sting:
While it sounds like the plot to a cheesy horror movie, Alzheimer's patients to be treated using young blood.
Researchers have developed a new type of shape-shifting plastic that could be used in facial reconstruction.
More than just X and Y: microRNAs also play a role in differentiating male and female tissues in fruit flies. (Open Access)
Artificial leaves may be faster at photosynthesis than natural leaves.
The world's primary forests - those that have not been touched by human activity - are diminishing, a new study provides policy options for conservation.
A microbial ecosystem has been discovered beneath the Antarctic ice sheets.
Elephant populations in Africa are dropping 2-3% per year thanks to poaching.
Animal calls contain more language-like structure than we thought.
Viruses are driving the life-and-death dynamics of algal blooms, with huge implications for our climate.
The fungus that has been killing people with AIDS in Southern California for years has been identified. By a 13 year old girl! (Open Access)
Accumulation of ibuprofen in rivers is threatening fish.
A newly discovered ant species supports a controversial theory of species formation.
More insights into the REAL paleo diet. (Open Access). And a really great (albeit long) video on the current fad paleo diet:
Not news, but I just stumbled upon it this week: did a time-traveling bird sabotage the Large Hadron Collider?