Articles by Nala Rogers

Genes for repairing DNA, metabolizing glucose and suppressing inflammation may help some rockfish live for hundreds of years.
Nala Rogers, Staff Writer
Researchers used DNA from leeches' last blood meals to find out what animals live where in China's Ailaoshan Nature Reserve.
Nala Rogers, Staff Writer
A fossil skull from a bird that lived in the time of dinosaurs sheds light on how the ancestors of modern birds escaped extinction.
Nala Rogers, Staff Writer
Cave microbes on Earth may help guide scientists toward life on Mars.
Nala Rogers, Staff Writer
Inside Science chats with Megan Povey about her research and what she has learned from transitioning genders late in life.
Nala Rogers, Staff Writer
Ancient stencils of hands with "mutilated" fingers may actually show a type of sign language used for hunting or silent rituals.
Nala Rogers, Staff Writer
Brood X is emerging across 15 states. Here's how to decode all that buzzing from the trees.
Nala Rogers, Staff Writer
Cells exposed to an inflammatory signaling molecule are quicker to commit suicide -- but speed can lead to mistakes.
Nala Rogers, Staff Writer
Researchers found fewer tree seedlings on noisy plots in a pinyon-juniper woodland, likely because the sound drove away animals that disperse seeds.
Nala Rogers, Staff Writer
Researchers and Aboriginal people are working to protect 3.5-billion-year-old stromatolite fossils in western Australia.
Nala Rogers, Staff Writer
Bacterial allies may help insects win the evolutionary arms race against disease-causing microorganisms.
Nala Rogers, Staff Writer
Researchers in Brazil are hunting for unofficial roads -- many of them illegal -- tied to rainforest destruction.
Nala Rogers, Staff Writer