Biology Textbooks Wrong? New Research Reveals the Secret Behind a Key Cellular Process

  • Alt

For the first time, researchers describe how Rho protein really stops gene expression.

New research has identified and described a cellular process that, despite what textbooks say, has remained elusive to scientists until now — precisely how the copying of genetic material that, once started, is properly turned off.


New Research Says Internet Use is Destroying Your Memory

  • Alt

Goldfish memory

We’ve all heard the old warning: staring at a screen all day will rot your brain. Though it’s not quite so dramatic, there may be some truth in the message after all - new research reveals that frequent internet use can change how our brains work.


Exercise Makes You Happier Than Money, According to Yale and Oxford Research

  • Alt

It's clear exercise has health benefits both physical and mental - but what if we could actually prove it was more important to your mental health than your economic status?

According to a study carried out by researchers at Yale and Oxford, we may have done just that.


DARPA Is Funding Research Into Time Crystals

  • Alt

One of the weirdest bits of science to have come out recently – time crystals – are apparently forming the center of a new program at DARPA, the US military’s research institute. What interest the army has in this odd state of matter is, naturally, classified.