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What if you could become invisible to mosquitoes?

August 17, 2021 6:35 pm

Scientists used the gene-editing tool Crispr-Cas9 to render humans effectively invisible in the eyes of Aedes aegypti mosquitoes, which use dark visual cues to hunt.

Warming rivers in US West killing fish, imperiling industry

July 28, 2021 6:56 pm

Federal fisheries officials predicted in May that more than 80% of baby salmon could die because of warmer water in the Sacramento River.

Ever feel your skin crawling? Maybe you can thank evolution

July 28, 2021 12:53 pm

If nausea and vomiting protect against ingesting dangerous microbes, scratching might protect against ectoparasites.

Just 7 per cent of our DNA is unique to modern humans, study shows

July 19, 2021 7:38 pm

The research draws upon DNA extracted from fossil remains of now-extinct Neanderthals and Denisovans, as well as from 279 modern people from around the world.

Device taps brain waves to help paralysed man communicate

July 15, 2021 3:15 pm

It takes about three to four seconds for the word to appear on the screen after the man tries to say it.

More than 700 at two California Universities under quarantine amid measles outbreak

April 27, 2019 12:01 pm

Los Angeles is the latest metropolitan area to be hit by measles. On Wednesday, federal health officials said the number of measles cases in the US had risen to 695, the highest annual number recorded since the disease was declared “eliminated” in the country in 2000.

A diet of emails and SMSes 'could be bad for health'

April 19, 2011 2:45 pm

A new study says multi-tasking,as we switch between SMSes and emails,could take a toll on our health.

Being grumpy 'key to longer life'

March 15, 2011 2:12 pm

Grumpy aged men now have a good reason to cheer up -- they'll outlive optimists,says a study.

Meeting pretty women 'makes men feel good'

September 30, 2009 12:19 pm

Pretty women may make men nervous but blokes do feel good when they flirt with them,a new study has revealed.