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Some people can control their auricular muscles to move the ear slightly but to a noticeable extent, an ability that seems to have a genetic basis.
Flames from an exploding battery were put out in less than half a second during tests.
Male manakins, Panamanian birds, have acrobatic courtship dances. Scientists wanted to know if the activity was testosterone-related.
Male manakins leap, flip and snap their wings to attract females. With a bit of testosterone the females perform some of the same difficult acrobatics.
Prince Charles co-authors a book for adults in the style of the well-known children's series.
SpaceX successfully launches a rocket, its first mission since an explosion in September.
The US SpaceX rocket company resumes operations after a launch pad explosion in September.
The return to business for Elon Musk’s company was successful, despite being overshadowed by questions about the viability of his long-range plans.
If confirmed by the Senate, Mr. Pruitt could be in charge of policing industries that have long helped advance his political career.
Representatives Chris Collins and Tom Price and other power players have substantial investments in Innate Immunotherapeutics, a company with no approved drugs.
A new report found that more than 1,300 men in the American military suffered various injuries to their genitals or urinary tract while serving in Iraq or Afghanistan.
A macabre Twitter battle emerged after a group of scientists who study African carnivores starting sharing photos of prey from the field.
Many people are unpleasantly surprised when they hear recordings of themselves: Do we really sound like that?
The scientific consensus that all calories are equally fattening is outdated and dangerous.
The trade in caged birds poses a risk to native species if birds manage to escape, research suggests.
Scientists observed the bright red sea creatures in the waters off Western Australia with the help of a remotely operated vehicle.
Plans for a £1.3bn tidal lagoon off Swansea are backed in a government-commissioned review.
By studying the long lives of killer whale families, researchers say they have solved the evolutionary mystery of the menopause.
Orcas are one of the few species that outlive their fertility, and researchers believe reproductive conflict between mothers and daughters might explain why they develop menopause.
Dr. Smithies discovered a powerful tool for identifying the roles of individual genes in health and disease.