The largely overlooked resident fungal community plays a critical role in human health and disease.
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 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.
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.
May 22, 2014|
A government lab finds a novel virus present in cell lines used for therapeutic production that were thought to be virus-free.
May 21, 2014|
Married couples have more similar DNA than random pairs of people, a study shows.