Research published reveals a new approach to Alzheimer’s disease (AD) that may eventually make it possible to reverse memory loss, a hallmark of the disease in its late stages.
Around 20 wild horses have been discovered dead in a dry waterhole in remote Central Australia, 20 kilometers from the remote community of Santa Teresa.
Humans can get by in the most basic of shelters, can scratch together a meal from the most humble of ingredients. But we can't survive without clean water. And in places where water is scarce—the world's deserts, for example—getting water…
A team of researchers from France, Sweden, and Denmark have identified a new strain of Yersinia pestis, the bacteria that causes plague, in DNA extracted from 5,000-year-old human remains. Their analyses, published in the journal Cell,!-->…
There are 2 types of orangutans, Bornean and Sumatran and both species have experienced sharp population declines due to the destruction of rainforests.
Photographer Simon Dell recently discovered a family of mice in his garden. Instead of setting up traps, he decided to try something different.
As onshore and offshore wind energy farms have proliferated globally in recent years, new research led by the University of Colorado Boulder highlights a previously underexplored consequence: a wake effect from upwind wind farms that can…
Differences in the cells that give skin its resilience and strength during wound repair may explain why individuals heal differently.
A program to reduce Earth's heat capture by injecting aerosols into the atmosphere from high-altitude aircraft is possible, inexpensive, and would be unlikely to remain secret.
Plant speed breeding could be part of the solution to minimise the devastating effects of drought and climate change on crops in the future, according to a University of Queensland researcher.