by Deane Morrison
As global carbon dioxide levels rise, the degree of biodiversity in grasslands is vital to their ability to function as carbon “sinks.”
Incoming males to a baboon troop may reap an evolutionary benefit from inducing miscarriages in high-ranking females.
Research into how neurons become damaged sets the stage for drugs or other treatments that could limit or prevent long-term harm following a concussion.
A researcher has identified characteristics that separate invasive cancer cells from metastatic cells that are gearing up to spread to distant organs.
'White dwarf' stars going supernova likely spewed seeds of our solar system.
The MagiCoil detects the virus in blood and respiratory material and delivers results in as little as 10 minutes via smartphone.
UMN scientists have laid the groundwork for designing drugs to block the novel coronavirus from attaching itself to, and infecting, human cells.
In researchers' study of 14 Western European countries, infection-fighting genes were shown to protect the populations against dementia.
Research suggests conservation efforts that neglect earthworms, which help regulate water and nutrient flows at the base of ecosystems, could backfire.
While testosterone has a reputation as the hormone that strengthens muscles, U researchers have discovered estrogen is essential to muscle health in women.