Trilobites: Searching Tardigrades for Lifesaving Secrets Trilobites: Searching Tardigrades for Lifesaving Secrets

Researchers are drawing inspiration from the proteins that they think let hearty water bears cheat time by decelerating their biology.

yesterday, 11:00
Tom Cade, a Savior of the Peregrine Falcon, Dies at 91 Tom Cade, a Savior of the Peregrine Falcon, Dies at 91

After DDT had wiped the bird out on the East Coast, he led the effort to bring it back. It was eventually removed from the federal endangered species list.

yesterday, 19:26
Out There: Where’s the Nobel Prize for the Bureaucrats? Out There: Where’s the Nobel Prize for the Bureaucrats?

In science, as in sports, some of the most important action happens off season and on the sidelines.

yesterday, 21:43
Q&A: A Tree Grows in — Well, You Don’t Want to Know Q&A: A Tree Grows in — Well, You Don’t Want to Know

Fruit on trees grown near outhouses and latrines usually is safe. That’s not true of produce found on the ground in the same areas.

yesterday, 21:44
The New Old Age: Dialysis Is a Way of Life for Many Older Patients. Maybe It Shouldn’t Be. The New Old Age: Dialysis Is a Way of Life for Many Older Patients. Maybe It Shouldn’t Be.

So-called conservative management can ease symptoms without dialysis in some people with kidney disease. But many of them are never given the option.

yesterday, 21:33
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