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Articles by Brian Owens

The research that won this year's Nobel Prize in medicine has saved millions of lives, but it has not yet led to a vaccine.

Brian Owens, Contributor

Cancer cells become super-charged when exposed to methylmalonic acid, a chemical that builds up in older people's bodies.

Brian Owens, Contributor

Racing later this year could influence which horses will be at their best -- and their chances of winning.

Brian Owens, Contributor

Rings of DNA inside bacteria use CRISPR process to attack each other.

Brian Owens, Contributor

New research shows female plains spadefoot toads listen up for the best mate.

Brian Owens, Contributor

Juvenile snake coiled atop leaves and forest litter, with specks of orange and yellow near the head of the brown and black snake.

Snake species recycles poison collected from its own prey.

Brian Owens, Contributor

Machine learning turbocharges the process of identifying molecules to test for bacteria-attacking properties.

Brian Owens, Contributor

Bookshelf with a right angle -- long shelf comes toward the photographer, toward the right of the camera, and the perpendicular portion is toward the left of the frame.

New study presents new way to observe rate at which culture changes.

Brian Owens, Contributor

Estimates of animal populations made by local residents and field scientists are similar.

Brian Owens, Contributor

Oxygen-sensing genes allow cells to adapt when oxygen levels drop.

Brian Owens, Contributor