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9,000-year-old ‘skull cult’: Oldest human temple discovered in Turkey

Los Angeles Times | 
More than 9,000 years ago, a mysterious group of hunter-gatherers built what might be described as the world’s first known ...

Endangered fish surprises biologists with apparent ‘virgin’ reproduction

Los Angeles Times | 
Desperate times call for desperate measures, which may explain why some critically endangered smalltooth sawfish are reproducing asexually in the wild. The smalltooth ...

Doctors save children’s lives with 3-D printed ‘airway splint’

Los Angeles Times | 
Doctors at the University of Michigan have created the first 3-D printed device that can grow with an infant and disintegrate ...

Scientists create bionic plants

Sacramento Bee | 
Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology are giving plants enhanced abilities by placing tiny carbon nanotubes within their cells ...

NASA studies twins to see what happens to astronaut DNA in space

Los Angeles Times | 
What happens to our DNA, RNA and proteins if we spend a long time in space? A pair of 50-year-old ...

Turtle can freeze solid and survive, and we have those same genes

Los Angeles Times | 
The following is an excerpt. Look beyond the western painted turtle's colorful stripes and you’ll find an animal that seems ...
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