This year’s list of winners celebrates both large leaps and small (but important) steps in life science technology.
July 1, 2015|
Nutrient levels in soil don’t add up when food chains combine.
June 25, 2015|
Researchers have found the New Guinea flatworm, one of the world’s most invasive species, in Florida, putting native ecosystems at serious risk.
June 12, 2015|
Piecing together scraps of DNA from a 400,000-year-old hominin femur
June 11, 2015|
With the deletion of a single gene, female Japanese rice fish can produce sperm.
June 1, 2015|
As the science of paleoanthropology developed, human evolutionary trees changed as much as the minds that constructed them.
May 28, 2015|
Researchers in Ethiopia unearth a previously unknown species of hominin, which roamed Africa at the same time as “Lucy.”
May 26, 2015|
Researchers unearth 3.3 million-year-old stone flakes in Kenya, forcing a reimagining of the emergence of such technologies in the ancestors of humans.
May 18, 2015|
When both men and women in hunter-gatherer societies have a say about where their families live, whole communities benefit from increased diversity, a study shows.
May 13, 2015|
Researchers tweak gene expression in chicken embryos that may have been crucial to the evolutionary transition from dinosaur noses to bird bills.