Humans

  1. Health & Medicine

    Sleeping Soundly for a Longer Life

    People who have trouble falling or staying asleep may be more likely to die sooner from natural causes compared to those who sleep well.

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  2. Health & Medicine

    Tapeworms and drug delivery

    Scientists are learning from tapeworms how to develop more effective medicines.

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  3. Humans

    Digging for ancient DNA

    Soil has yielded identifiable DNA of animals and plants that lived up to 400,000 years ago.

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  4. Health & Medicine

    A framework for growing bone

    A promising new material could help encourage damaged or broken bones to grow back.

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  5. Health & Medicine

    Remembering Facts and Feelings

    An inner-brain region called the hippocampus may be the root of memory of both experiences and fact.

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  6. Health & Medicine

    Sea Kids See Clearly Underwater

    Sea-gypsy children spend so much time swimming that their eyes have adapted to improve vision underwater.

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  7. Health & Medicine

    Gut germs to the rescue

    Many of the bacteria that live in our intestines may help keep us healthy.

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  8. Humans

    Fossil skulls plug gap in human origins

    Anthropologists have unearthed the oldest fossils of modern people ever found.

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