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For older drivers, study finds, one drink may be one too...

You may have only had one glass of wine with dinner, but if you’re 55 or older, that single serving may hit you hard...

Crazy Ants Dominate Fire Ants By Neutralizing Their Venom

Invasive “crazy ants” are rapidly displacing fire ants in areas across the southeastern U.S. by secreting a compound that neutralizes fire ant venom, according...

Scientists rethink the color and fuzz of dinosaurs

New research that revises recently established conventions allowing scientists to decipher color in dinosaurs may also provide a tool for understanding the evolutionary emergence...

Researchers identify one of the earliest stars in the universe

The discovery suggests that the very first generation of stars may not have been as powerful as previously thought. As the Big Bang’s name suggests,...

Brain Scans Show We Take Risks Because We Can’t Stop Ourselves

A new study correlating brain activity with how people make decisions suggests that when individuals engage in risky behavior, such as drunk driving or...

Engineer Converts Yeast Cells into ‘Sweet Crude’ Biofuel

Researchers at The University of Texas at Austin’s Cockrell School of Engineering have developed a new source of renewable energy, a biofuel, from genetically...

Bats Use Water Ripples to Hunt Frogs

As the male túngara frog serenades female frogs from a pond, he creates watery ripples that make him easier to target by rivals and...

Theory for Metamaterials That Act as an Analog Computer

A new study shows that metamaterials can be designed to do “photonic calculus” by working like an analog computer. “Thanks to recent advances in nanotechnology,...

First battery-powered invisibility cloak

Researchers at The University of Texas at Austin have proposed the first design of a cloaking device that uses an external source of energy...

Walk of shame? It depends on your gender

Regret and casual sex may go hand in hand but for different reasons, depending on the sex of the participants. According to new research by...

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