October 1, 2012|
October 2012's selection of notable quotes
September 27, 2012|
Scientists unravel the confusing molecular biology behind a fruit fly’s reliance on a single type of cactus.
September 25, 2012|
Privacy advocates are arguing that collecting genetic data upon arrest is an invasion of privacy, given recent evidence that 80 percent of the human genome is functional.
September 5, 2012|
A massive project involving hundreds of scientists suggests that very little—if any—of the human genome is truly non-functional.
September 1, 2012|
Wired for Story, Dreamland, Homo Mysterious, and Vagina
August 14, 2012|
A Bill of Rights amendment reaffirming the right to pray could have negative consequences for the teaching of evolution.
August 13, 2012|
The root system of a tree species is genetically different than the leaves of that individual, potentially modifying scientists’ understanding of evolution.
August 9, 2012|
Fossils from northern Kenya point to a new human species that lived in Africa nearly 2 million years ago.
August 1, 2012|
At age 16, Alexandra Sourakov has her first scientific publication, on the foraging behavior of butterflies.
July 26, 2012|
Evolving the ability to run may also have made our ancestors smarter, suggesting that exercise can be healthy for the brain as well as the body.