| Oct 27, 2014
| 2:46 AM
EAST HADDAM — Anthony DeNicola is a professional and proficient deer-killer.
DeNicola estimates he's been responsible for the deaths of about 10,000 deer since he began his Connecticut-based nonprofit wildlife control company in 1995. He's also...
| Oct 23, 2014
| 2:17 PM
The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai is opening a satellite Genetic Testing Lab in Branford, in space formerly occupied by 454 Life Sciences.
The managing director of Mt. Sinai Testing Lab-Connecticut was vice president of research and development...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 3:57 PM
If a future Mars rover plans to climb up something steep, it might have to look something like a sidewinder snake.
These rattlesnakes have an unusual way of moving across sandy surfaces, and engineers have been trying to replicate it. If they succeed,...
| Oct 17, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Denisa Mateev said her job as a hospital laboratory associate can be rewarding -- and intense.
"There's no room for error, as we deal with something most precious: human life," she said. "So when you come into work, you don't just give 100 percent, but...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 2:48 PM
The mama bear stumbled like a drunk through the forest, smack into a pine tree.
Down she went, dusting up a clump of dry leaves.
The woozy bear, still shaking off the effects of a tranquilizer, tried to raise herself again and again to search for her...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 10:03 AM
About one in eight women in the United States will contract breast cancer in her lifetime. Now new research from Tel Aviv University-affiliated researchers, in collaboration with Johns Hopkins University, has provided another tool to help women,...
| Oct 12, 2014
| 2:04 PM
This year's early count of sea turtles nesting on Florida beaches is encouraging, though there are many unknowns in the numbers.
Welcome to the mysterious world of sea turtles, which spend much of their life far from Florida's beaches encountering...
| Oct 11, 2014
| 10:51 AM
Wildlife biologists are putting tracking collars and cameras on bears near Central Florida neighborhoods.
The devices, which rely on GPS technology, beam the animal's location to a computer every half-hour and may help the study team understand where...
| Oct 10, 2014
| 1:05 PM
A great deal of biology research isn’t visible to the naked eye. But that doesn’t mean it’s not beautiful.
Don’t agree? Check out the winners of this year’s BioArt competition.
BioArt is an annual contest run by the...
| Oct 3, 2014
| 2:59 PM
Eight years ago, Dian Corneliussen-James had surgeons cut out half of her right lung, a risky procedure she believes saved her life.
Though she thinks the surgery saved her from death from metastatic breast cancer, which had spread to her lung, she said...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 7:56 AM
Tel Aviv — The idea of mapping the brain is not new. Researchers have known for years that the key to treating, curing, and even preventing brain disorders such as Alzheimer's disease, epilepsy, and traumatic brain injury, is to understand how the...