Articles by James Gaines

The flying reptile was among hundreds of fossils recovered by police in 2013.
James Gaines, Contributor
As climate change melts away frozen landscapes, scientists rush to discover all they can about the tiny organisms that thrive on ice.
James Gaines, Contributor
Scientists link the start of movements in the Earth's crust to increasing amounts of aluminum in crystals about 3.6 billion years ago.
James Gaines, Contributor
Desalination's leftovers may negatively affect oceans and ecosystems.
James Gaines, Contributor
Despite conservation efforts, close assessment of Pando reveals significant losses. 
James Gaines, Contributor
Checkpoint inhibitors lift the brakes on the immune system, but may join other new drugs in pressing the accelerator on health care costs.
James Gaines, Contributor
Researchers detect presence of proteins in the saliva of people who ate bitter foods.
James Gaines, Contributor
The gas giant now has 79 confirmed moons, including a new “oddball” one.
James Gaines, Contributor
Nutrition, food safety and local norms among many considerations that aid groups weigh before and during disaster response.
James Gaines, Contributor
Insights into natural brain rhythm could help people with Parkinson's disease.
James Gaines, Contributor
Mice gene research reveals connection between hair color and immune response.
James Gaines, Contributor
Using a device typically engaged to study rockets, researchers examined how whales hear.
James Gaines, Contributor