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What makes a persimmon a boy or a girl?


Persimmons belong to a small group of plants that are either male or female. Researchers say knowing how sex is determined could open up new possibilities for breeding plants.

To make stronger cartilage, cut the oxygen


Both natural and engineered types of cartilage get stronger in a low-oxygen environment, researchers report.

Can young kids at home ease menopause?


Women who undergo rapid menopause brought on by the surgical removal of ovaries may have fewer hot flashes and night sweats when there are young children at home.

CT scans ‘unwrap’ secrets of three mummies


Scientists have put three unusually motionless patients through the CT scanner: Egyptian mummies. One of the mummies already was known to have a brain, but scans revealed she also still has lungs.

Brain ‘architecture’ differs in kids with dyslexia


The brains of children with dyslexia may be structured differently, according to neuroimaging of the thalamus, the part of the brain that serves as its connector.

Brain ‘architecture’ differs in kids with dyslexia


The brains of children with dyslexia may be structured differently, according to neuroimaging of the thalamus, the part of the brain that serves as its connector.

Brain ‘architecture’ differs in kids with dyslexia


The brains of children with dyslexia may be structured differently, according to neuroimaging of the thalamus, the part of the brain that serves as its connector.

Team makes spiny neurons without stem cells


Scientists have figured out how to convert human skin cells directly into a specific type of brain cell without passing through a stem cell phase, which avoids the production of multiple cell types.

Team makes spiny neurons without stem cells


Scientists have figured out how to convert human skin cells directly into a specific type of brain cell without passing through a stem cell phase, which avoids the production of multiple cell types.

Team makes spiny neurons without stem cells


Scientists have figured out how to convert human skin cells directly into a specific type of brain cell without passing through a stem cell phase, which avoids the production of multiple cell types.

Team makes spiny neurons without stem cells


Scientists have figured out how to convert human skin cells directly into a specific type of brain cell without passing through a stem cell phase, which avoids the production of multiple cell types.

Team makes spiny neurons without stem cells


Scientists have figured out how to convert human skin cells directly into a specific type of brain cell without passing through a stem cell phase, which avoids the production of multiple cell types.

Can pumpkins ward off diabetes?


Pumpkins may or may not fend off evil spirits on Halloween, but scientists suspect they do possess medicinal properties that could help treat diabetes.

Can pumpkins ward off diabetes?


Pumpkins may or may not fend off evil spirits on Halloween, but scientists suspect they do possess medicinal properties that could help treat diabetes.

Can pumpkins ward off diabetes?


Pumpkins may or may not fend off evil spirits on Halloween, but scientists suspect they do possess medicinal properties that could help treat diabetes.

Can pumpkins ward off diabetes?


Pumpkins may or may not fend off evil spirits on Halloween, but scientists suspect they do possess medicinal properties that could help treat diabetes.

Can pumpkins ward off diabetes?


Pumpkins may or may not fend off evil spirits on Halloween, but scientists suspect they do possess medicinal properties that could help treat diabetes.

Drugs and tourism combine to raise HIV risk in Caribbean


New research shows how drugs in the Dominican Republican’s touristy areas present barriers to preventing HIV.

Drugs and tourism combine to raise HIV risk in Caribbean


New research shows how drugs in the Dominican Republican’s touristy areas present barriers to preventing HIV.

Drugs and tourism combine to raise HIV risk in Caribbean


New research shows how drugs in the Dominican Republican’s touristy areas present barriers to preventing HIV.


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