December 22, 2011 The journal Science has withdrawn a study from 2009 that suggested an obscure virus causes chronic fatigue syndrome. The findings raised patients' hopes for effective treatments. But scientists who raced to confirm the viral link failed to do so.
October 12, 2011 Park rangers thwart poachers' plans to sell a baby gorilla in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Now, caretakers are watching little Shamavu around the clock.
August 8, 2011 "I can go to the Franklin Mountains in West Texas and stand next to what was once part of Coats Land in Antarctica," a geochemist says. That may come as a surprise to anyone who's been enduring West Texas' heat wave.
July 19, 2011 A high-pitched sound on Morning Edition imitated the hearing condition tinnitus, but offended listeners' ears.
February 22, 2011 People who love to adorn themselves with over-the-top accessories may want to thank UCLA for opening a new path to enablement. Biologists from the school have found that heightened individuality is an integral part of life in large groups of social animals.
December 15, 2010 Doctors now study the effects of religion on the brain — an area called neurotheology. Researchers, such as Andrew Newberg, author of "Principles of Neurotheology," discovered that parts of the brain act differently when people meditate or pray.