December 31, 2015|
A year’s worth of noteworthy quotes
Covering the life sciences inside and out
December 16, 2015|
Bacteria growing in an unchanging environment continue to adapt indefinitely.
November 19, 2015|
What researchers are learning as they sequence, map, and decode species’ genomes
November 16, 2015|
Mammals diversified 30 million years later than previously estimated, according to a new analysis of an ancient fossil.
September 10, 2015|
Researchers describe H. naledi, an ancient human ancestor of unknown age that may have buried its dead.
September 3, 2015|
Online scientific journals are sacrificing the quality of research articles to make a buck.
August 24, 2015|
Academic research could be strengthened by thinking more and doing less.
August 4, 2015|
Did endosymbiosis—and the innovations in membrane bioenergetics it engendered—make it possible for eukaryotic life to evolve?
May 21, 2015|
Replacing yeast genes with their human equivalents reveals functional conservation despite a billion years of divergent evolution.
May 19, 2015|
While some in the scientific and religious communities have declared an end to the tensions between faith and fact, the conflict continues to have impacts on health, politics, and the environment.