Jupiter’s secrets revealed by NASA probe
A deep ammonia plume and a powerful magnetic field are among the many surprises uncovered by the Juno mission.
Iron-dumping ocean experiment sparks controversy
Canadian foundation says its field research could boost fisheries in Chile, but researchers doubt its motives.
The curious case of the caterpillar’s missing microbes
Certain insects, and perhaps some vertebrates, lack permanent microbial residents in their intestines.
Beads made from meteorite reveal prehistoric culture’s reach
Objects unearthed at Native American burial site are remnants of an ancient space rock
Cells that trim brain connections are linked to autism
A difference in brain biology between the sexes might render males most vulnerable to autism.
Cell maps reveal fresh details on how the immune system fights cancer
Immune cells that encompass and invade tumours could dictate the success or failure of therapy.
Dreams of the Stone Age dated for first time in southern Africa
Ancient rock art research could piece together how the peoples who lived in the region some 5,700 years ago interacted.
Huge Arctic report ups estimates of sea-level rise
Report prompts warnings that the polar region is ‘unravelling’.
Young human blood makes old mice smarter
Mice treated with a protein from umbilical cord plasma improved their performance on memory tests.