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In fruit flies, a low-calorie diet with extra amounts of methionine extended life spans.
An Italian patient was able to operate a biomechanic hand connected to his nervous system.
The U.S. Navy did not allow female scientists to travel to Antarctica until 1969.
Losing one copy of DICER1 speeds cancer's growth, but cutting both copies halts its spread.
New nanomaterials could lead to more efficient catalysts and render car exhaust less toxic.
Religious people use their own beliefs as a guide in thinking about what God believes, says study.
Superior 'leaf plumbing' gave flowering plants evolutionary advantage.
Scientists find the hormonal on-and-off switch for male fertility.
Mapping populations with genetic comparisons offers possible tool for conservation efforts.
Physicians could work in remote locations with the aid of handheld devices using special software.