Scientists at the Salk Institute have discovered a key to how these tumor cells proliferate so quickly --and ways to turn this engine of tumor growth into a target for cancer treatment.
Vast amounts of radiation may be making life impossible on a planet that is considered the most Earth-like known outside our solar system, new research claims. Scientists say radiation from a “superflaring” red dwarf star, dubbed Kepler-438 may have stripped away the atmosphere of the planet, Kepler-438b.
Scientists say they have found evidence of life on Earth at least 4.1 billion years ago—300 million years earlier than previous research indicated. That would suggest life began shortly after the planet formed 4.54 billion years ago, and the early planet wasn’t necessarily as hellish a place as traditional books depict.
How does a robin know to fly south? The answer might be weirder than you think: Quantum physics may be involved. Jim Al-Khalili rounds up the extremely new, ...