April 27, 2017|
By analyzing the genomes of 161 dog breeds, scientists discover how and when certain canine breeds emerged.
April 27, 2017|
April 24, 2017|
The state’s board of education approves new standards that ease up on having students dig into scientific issues relevant to “intelligent design” arguments.
April 19, 2017|
A protein found in human umbilical cord plasma improves synaptic plasticity, learning, and memory in aged mice.
April 6, 2017|
A genomic analysis of “Klosneuviruses” suggests that they evolved from small viruses that accumulated genetic material over time, but not all virologists are convinced.
March 30, 2017|
The results of a historical primate behavior analysis suggest that species with fruit-filled diets evolved larger brains.
March 24, 2017|
An analysis of 74 dinosaur species leads a group of researchers to reorganize the extinct animals’ evolutionary history.
March 14, 2017|
Analysis of an ancient shark fossil provides the strongest evidence to date that modern sharks derive from a class of 400 million–year-old bony fish.
March 9, 2017|
“Buena vista” hypothesis suggests that changes in the sizes of eyes, rather than a shift from fins to limbs, led fish to transition to land more than 300 million years ago.
March 1, 2017|
At the Swartz Center for Computational Neuroscience at the University of California, San Diego, the researcher studies the neurobiology of music perception.
Researchers investigate the unusual association of musical sounds with tastes or colors through the lens of another perceptual quirk.