Articles by Brian Owens

The findings could suggest it's possible to learn simple information while snoozing.
Brian Owens, Contributor
Study suggests the dangerous antibiotic-resistant bacteria known as MRSA first evolved naturally.
Brian Owens, Contributor
Devices that nudge the rich and middle class to exercise don't offer same boost to those with lower incomes.
Brian Owens, Contributor
The medicine Nobel Prize recognized researchers studying how our bodies sense temperature and touch. Pain is much more complicated.
Brian Owens, Contributor
New research shows how oil spills and their cleanup harm water striders, raising questions about the broader ecological impacts of even small spills.
Brian Owens, Contributor
New research zooms in on the outer surface of the coronavirus to reveal more about how COVID-19 scars the lungs.
Brian Owens, Contributor
It may be time for at least one of the sports to leave trees behind and move to a material that's technically a grass.
Brian Owens, Contributor
Researchers identify two neural circuits used to track the location and motion of a sound.
Brian Owens, Contributor
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