‘Monty’s a good snake, aren’t you?’: Is the way pythons control their own genes the future of medicine?
Pythons can expand and retract the size of their organs as they feast and fast, write Carl Zimmer and Wes Fraser. Studying this may provide humans with another way to fight disease
NASA’s Twins Study: Spaceflight changes the human body, but only temporarily
A year in space can trigger many changes in the human body — from our heads down to our genes — but most of them don’t persist indefinitely.
Explosions may have formed lakes on Saturn’s moon Titan
Climate change on Saturn’s moon Titan may have caused liquid nitrogen pockets to explode, forming craters that filled with liquid hydrocarbons.