Ancient ores give clue to early life

Microbes were munching on sulfate in the ocean as long as 2.7 billion years ago, influencing seawater chemistry.

City living affects brain structure

Researchers have discovered that two areas of the brain are directly affected by city living, leading to a greater risk of anxiety and mood disorders.

Crowdsourced game helps decode genetic diseases

Play FarmVille, and a few virtual chickens lay eggs. Play Phylo, and you could be helping decode a genetic disease.