The most likely explanation for Tabby’s Star yet, baby microbiota, complex life’s false start, and DNA with six chemical bases!
Narwhals have excellent echolocation, gut bacteria could be the next source of antibiotics, and subsurface ocean on Pluto!
Benefits of breastfeeding babies, baboon social structure and gut microbiomes, a DNA family tree of the UK shows historic migration waves, accidentally turning cancer cells into immune cells, and NASA wants your suggestions for features on Pluto!
Some of our best science stories from 2014. Comet landings, Ebola outbreaks, retracted stem cell studies, faecal transplant capsules and more!
Books, 3D Printing, bacteria and the first probe landing on a comet!
More Antikythera finds, recent volcanic activity on the moon, frozen poo capsules, shaven voles, and the scent of brewer’s yeast.
Stephen Hawking trolls the end of the universe, the only known swimming dinosaur, how the gut microbiome affects the immune system, and sex positions for bad backs.
Talking turtles, possible link between antibiotics and obesity, magpies and shiny objects and King Richard III was a boozer.
Rosetta arrives at the comet, an uncontacted tribe gets influenza, and a bacteriophage is the most common virus in your body. Plus, how bears overeat but don’t get diabetes, a year long microbiome study, and crazy octopus sex!
Tree-hugging koalas stay cool, gum tree genome sequenced, and ISEE-3 probe returns after 36 years. Claims of the Turing test being passed, the affects of gut bacteria on malnutrition and an ark for yeast cultures.