March 12, 2014|
A round-up of recent discoveries in behavior research
February 5, 2014|
The metabolic intensity of powered flight seems to have caused some bird genomes to shrink.
January 17, 2014|
Debating the origins of placental mammals; H. pylori-human coevolution; ant, bee, and wasp queens emit similar pheromones; profiling protein expression in single cancer cells
December 12, 2013|
Comb jellies take their place on the oldest branch of the animal family tree.
November 6, 2013|
Comparing the proteins of a 300-year-old pickled elephant fetus with modern sequence data challenges Carl Linnaeus’s decision to assign it as the Asian elephant type specimen.
October 24, 2013|
Researchers show that one group of bees likely suffered a mass extinction about 65 million years ago.
September 10, 2013|
Researchers pinpoint rapid speciation, reduced extinction rates as reasons for increased diversity among tropical amphibians.
August 9, 2013|
Using molecular markers, researchers reconstruct the “magic” mushroom family tree.
August 7, 2013|
Two newly discovered Jurassic-era fossils suggest drastically different mammalian origins.