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A new species of turtle Pearl River map turtle, no bigger than a small dinner plate has been discovered, bringing the number of native turtle species in the U.S. to 57.
a minor planet—also known as an asteroid—discovered by an amateur astronomer was officially named Eliewiesel in honor of 1986 Nobel Peace Prize laureate and Boston University Andrew W. Mellon Prof
Circulating aberrant cells increase as non-small cell lung cancer progresses
New technique could revert cells to immature state that can develop into any cell typeThis ability, known as pluripotency, holds the promise of treating diseases such as diabetes and Parkinsons
A camera aboard NASA's Mars Odyssey spacecraft has helped develop the most accurate global Martian map ever. Survey the entire surface of the Red Planet
Antarctica may not be the world's largest landmass -- it's the fifth-largest continent -- but resting on top of that land is the world's largest ice sheet. That ice holds more than 60 percent of Earth
Pretreatment testing to probe the function of a specific brain center predicted how patients would respond to ketamine, a medication that can lift depression rapidly in some people.
Neuroscience pulls together converging research from the scientific literature linking musical training to learning including language, speech, memory, attention and even vocal emotion.