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The virus not only causes smaller heads and brains — the signature microcephaly — but disrupts development, scans show.
Most countries in the world have little capacity to deal effectively with invasive species, a study suggests.
Badger culls are to be carried out in five new areas of England in a bid to control bovine TB, the BBC learns.
There has been a massive spike in the amount of recycling that gets rejected.
A man who lived 5,300 years ago wore a mix-and-match wardrobe, including a bear fur hat, a sheepskin loincloth and a goat coat, DNA shows.
Neuroscientists have developed a way to turn mice into transparent images, allowing them to trace neurons from the brain to fingers and toes.
A skull that had spent decades at the National Museum of Natural History belonged to a previously unknown species with a flexible neck.
In Jordan, researchers have found blades and hand axes with bits of rhinoceros and other animals on them, but aren’t sure whether the tools were used to kill.
A string of global heat records continued last month. El Niño contributed to it, as did overall warming linked to greenhouse gas emissions.
A new state-by-state study of the impact of economic and social environments on mortality found that where a woman live matters as much as who she is.
A new report in The New England Journal of Medicine confirms what many cancer researchers have known — that an “epidemic” can be traced to overdiagnosis.
A “red gene” that originated from dinosaurs gives some birds and turtles special color vision, allowing them to see differences in shades that aren’t detectable to humans.
A fossilized bone tumor in South Africa is the oldest known case of cancer, researchers say. The extent of the disease so long ago remains elusive.
The synchronized behavior of schools of fish fascinates researchers, who have yet to fully determine what factors determine the direction they go.
A just-completed project off the coast of Rhode Island, though relatively tiny, is at the forefront of a sea-based transition to renewable energy.
“Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk” will be shown in a new format at the New York Film Festival, but Sony is still figuring out how to best show it beyond New York.
Archaeologists have uncovered a mysterious stone structure buried under what they describe as Scotland's "largest Neolithic rubbish dump".
Spider silk is used to create a superlens for a microscope, allowing Bangor University scientists to view objects previously deemed "invisible".
Traveling a little farther for a higher-quality place can have a measurable difference in outcomes.
For the past few years, researchers have been holding forums to see how people would ration limited medical resources during disasters or pandemics.