This is a community dedicated to all things palaeontological. Physical differences between males and females in species are common, but there remains much to learn about the genetic mechanisms behind these differences. New research by scientists at Indiana University finds that the "master gene" that regulates these... A super-material that bends, shapes and focuses sound waves that pass through it has been invented by scientists.
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New research backs up what many women already know: They're sleep deprived. Unlike men, a good night's sleep for women is affected by having children in the house, according to a preliminary study released today that will be presented at the American Acad...3 participating Chinese telecoms giant ZTE unveiled Sunday what it said is the world's first smartphone compatible with the lightening-fast 5G mobile internet service that networks expect to have up and running by 2020.3 participating WASHINGTON, DC -- Humans may have been altering Arctic sea ice longer than previously thought, according to researchers studying the effects of air pollution on sea ice growth in the mid-20th Century. The new results challenge the perception that Arctic s...2 participating Deep brain stimulation - implanting electrodes deep in the brain - could be a new way to treat severe anorexia nervosa, a Canadian study suggests. Scientists studied 16 people with severe anorexia and found the treatment helped reduce depression and anxie...2 participating At what point on the journey along the branches of the evolutionary tree does a population become its own, unique species? And is a species still distinct, if it mates with a different, but closely related species? Evolutionary ...3 participating