No matter the field, if a researcher is collecting data of any kind, at some point he is going to have to analyze it. And odds are he’ll turn to statistics to figure out what the data can tell him.
Ants and bees—which seem so different—are actually cousins, according to new research.
Ten years ago, the bones currently in your body didn’t exist. Like skin, bone is constantly renewing itself, shedding old tissue, and growing it anew from stem cells in the bone marrow.
Astronomers have captured multiple images of a Type Ia supernova—the brilliant explosion of a star—appearing in four different locations in the sky. So far this is the only Type Ia discovered that has exhibited this effect.