A protein in octopus skin is similar to a light-detecting protein found in the eye, enabling the cephalopods' amazing camouflage skills.
Formed of antibodies and DNA, these molecular automata could help design better drugs to fight cancer, autoimmune diseases.
If you have the right strain of yeast and some sugar, whipping up drugs in your kitchen would be almost as easy as brewing a batch of beer.
Being a morning person or a night owl could be genetic, suggests a study based on the habits of fruit flies. Waiter, there's a fly in my coffee!
Evolutionary biologists turn back the clock on chickens to determine how they got their beaks -- and possibly make them look more badass.
Silicon Valley faces tough questions about how it treats women. But the problem isn't just for modern-day women -- it goes back at least 200 years.
Enceladus may have a warm ocean beneath its icy surface, but it may also be shooting through that crust in big sheets, perhaps filled with sea monkeys.
Shavers, assemble! Gillette partners with Comics Alliance to give a Marvel fan the chance to win a replica set of Avengers-themed men's razors signed by comic book icon Stan Lee.
Gravitational lensing has produced a spectacular ring from a starburst galaxy nearly 12 billion light-years from Earth.
It takes a mighty wind to keep stars from forming. Researchers have found one in a galaxy far, far away -- and NASA made a short movie about it.