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May 14, 2024

Study Explores Role of Epigenetics, Environment in Differing Alzheimer’s Risk Between Black and White Communities

Environmentally caused alterations to genes can affect Alzheimer’s risk.

Stonefly

Mar 26, 2024

The Art of Insect Flight

Adrian Smith and artist Xavi Bou collaborate on an insect-based art project.

water drips from faucet

Jan 10, 2024

Nafion byproduct 2 Found in Blood of Well Users Near Fayetteville, N.C.

PFAS detected in well water in Bladen and Cumberland counties.

Dinos in the woods

Nov 7, 2023

Dig This: ‘Neglected’ Dinosaur Had Super Senses

This dino may have been a wallflower, but a CT scan of its skull reveals some hidden superpowers.

scud, mayfly and snail

Oct 5, 2023

Consistent Metabolism May Prove Costly for Insects in Saltier Water

Metabolism could explain why some freshwater insects struggle in saltier water.

Tiger on green grass

Jul 31, 2023

Why You Shouldn’t Declaw Tigers or Other Big Cats

Declawing big cats is worse for them in terms of muscular effects than for smaller species.

Iani Smithi

Jun 7, 2023

New Dino, ‘Iani,’ Was Face of a Changing Planet

A newly discovered plant-eating dinosaur may have been a species’ “last gasp.”

Toy dinos

Apr 28, 2023

How Are Dino Tissues Preserved in Deep Time?

Two hypotheses for ancient soft tissue preservation are often one and the same, according to a new study.

Oct 24, 2022

Gestational Exposure to Flame Retardant Alters Brain Development in Rats

Exposure in utero to a common flame retardant altered brain development in newborn rats.

alligator

Oct 20, 2022

Alligators Exposed to PFAS Show Autoimmune Effects

Some alligators in the Cape Fear river have elevated PFAS blood levels and unhealed or infected lesions.