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Study Shows Autistic Brains Create More Information at Rest

New research from Case Western Reserve University and University of Toronto neuroscientists finds that the brains of autistic children generate more information at rest...

Bad-boy ‘hypervelocity stars’ found escaping the galaxy

An international team of astronomers has discovered a surprising new class of “hypervelocity stars” – solitary stars moving fast enough to escape the gravitational...

New Reserves Assessment Solidifies Forecast of Natural Gas Supplies from Fayetteville...

A new study from the Bureau of Economic Geology (BEG) at The University of Texas at Austin forecasts that one of the nation’s most...

Rising Ocean Acidification Leads to Anxiety in Fish

A new research study combining marine physiology, neuroscience, pharmacology, and behavioral psychology has revealed a surprising outcome from increases of carbon dioxide uptake in...

From One Collapsing Star, Two Black Holes Form and Fuse

Black holes—massive objects in space with gravitational forces so strong that not even light can escape them—come in a variety of sizes. On the...

With population rise, natural laws purge nastiest genes

As human population grows, disease-causing genetic mutations per individual increase, but each mutation is less harmful, when compared with a population that is not...

Generosity Leads to Evolutionary Success

With new insights into the classical game theory match-up known as the “Prisoner’s Dilemma,” University of Pennsylvania biologists offer a mathematically based explanation for...

Evolution not driven by single beneficial mutation, but by group that...

In a twist on "survival of the fittest," researchers have discovered that evolution is driven not by a single beneficial mutation but rather by...

Scientists help explain visual system’s remarkable ability to recognize complex objects

How is it possible for a human eye to figure out letters that are twisted and looped in crazy directions, like those in the...

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