The findings could inform the design of new materials such as iridescent windows or waterproof textiles.
Human neurons have fewer ion channels, which might have allowed the human brain to divert energy to other neural processes.
Fossils indicate a communal nesting ground and adults who foraged and took care of the young as a herd, scientists say.
MIT composer hopes his newest work builds connections — between music and his Choctaw heritage, between classical and traditional music, and between generations in the Choctaw Nation.
The specialist in platelet immunology and veterinary medicine will succeed James Fox, who is retiring after 45 years of service.
Peter Reddien's lab at the Whitehead Institute takes a step forward in understanding how neural circuits could be regenerated in adults.
To spy on worms for days on end, Picower Institute scientists invent a new open-source microscopy platform.