July 17, 2017|
Activists demanded greater access to and involvement in clinical research for AIDS treatments—and their protests were heard.
July 17, 2017|
May 1, 2017|
The 19th century biologist’s drawings, tainted by scandal, helped bolster, then later dismiss, his biogenetic law.
August 1, 2016|
By ditching traditional agar-based media, two biochemists captured iconic images of Myxococcus in 1982.
March 1, 2014|
Ribosomal RNA fingerprints reveal the three domains of life.
January 1, 2014|
A collection of colorful drawings compiled by publisher Louis Renard sheds light on eighteenth-century science.
May 1, 2013|
Alfred Russel Wallace, Darwin’s unheralded codiscoverer of the theory of evolution by natural selection, found inspiration in the specimens he collected on his travels.
April 1, 2013|
A bizarre group of Antarctic fishes lost their red blood cells but survived to tell their evolutionary tale, revealing a fundamental lesson about the birth and death of genes.
November 1, 2012|
On the bicentennial of his birth, Edward Lear is celebrated for his whimsical poetry and his stunningly accurate scientific illustrations.
October 1, 2012|
A unique organism sighted only once, more than a century ago, could shed light on the evolution of multicellularity—if it ever actually existed.
July 1, 2012|
The discovery of the 2.5-million-year-old Taung Child skull marked a turning point in the study of human brain evolution.