Ancient DNA in the genomes of modern humans influences a range of physiological traits.
July 2, 2014|
Genetic analysis splits one species into 126.
Daily News Roundup
July 1, 2014|
An analysis of modern birds reveals that carotenoid-based plumage coloring arose several times throughout their evolutionary history, dating as far back as 66 million years ago.
June 30, 2014|
A new model suggests emperor penguin populations could decline by 19 percent by 2100.
June 26, 2014|
Fifty-thousand-year-old feces suggest Neanderthals ate both meat and vegetables.
June 20, 2014|
Early Neanderthal evolution; developing antivirals to combat polio; the mouth and skin microbiomes; insect-inspired, flight-stabilizing sensors
June 13, 2014|
Two paleontological findings yield insights into early vertebrate evolution.
June 12, 2014|
A harmless snake in the Carolina Sandhills has been mimicking a poisonous species for decades, and has become a better imitator since the latter went extinct.
June 10, 2014|
Scientists propose that hominin facial bones evolved for protection against the powerful blows of combat.
June 5, 2014|
A new plan to protect the Great Lakes from the invasive species is set in motion.
May 23, 2014|
The International Institute for Species Exploration announces its picks of novel species discovered in the past year, including a carnivorous mammal, a tiny shrimp, and a fungus.