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Chinese researchers solve the complete DNA sequence of the pernicious pest, revealing some of its evolutionary secrets.

Jason Socrates Bardi, Editor

Genetically modified yeast with basil and mint genes added gives beer a hoppy flavor without the need to add the actual flowers.

Jason Socrates Bardi, Editor

Just how dangerous is flying to your health?

Joel Shurkin, Contributor

Scientists are developing a "living sensor" that eats hydrocarbons to monitor the country's extensive network of petroleum pipelines.

Tracy Staedter, Contributor

Theorists propose a new way to find new particles in the data from the Large Hadron Collider.

Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer

When it comes to reducing ankle injuries, high-tops aren't as important as you might think.

Marcus Woo, Contributor

Experts debate the legal promise and pitfalls of technology for peering into people's minds.

James Gaines, Contributor

The theory of what causes the disease and how it develops may be wrong.

Joel Shurkin, Contributor

New genetic analysis suggests that major groups of fish species arose in the 10 million years after dinosaurs disappeared.

Charles Q. Choi, Contributor