DNA from the 40,000-year-old bones of a modern human found in Europe contains Neanderthal genes.
July 1, 2011|
July 2011's selection of notable quotes
July 1, 2011|
When European explorers and fishermen began to frequent Canada’s shores in the 16th century, they brought with them a plethora of tools and trinkets, including knives, axes, kettles, and blankets.
June 26, 2011|
Today is your last chance to participate in our 2011 survey of life science salaries.
June 24, 2011|
Much of Charles Darwin’s personal library–both his books and what he wrote within them--is now available online.
June 17, 2011|
Researchers are using real-world methods to study traumatic brain injuries in a comic book.
June 10, 2011|
The Scientist covered some of the events that made this year's festival memorable.
June 9, 2011|
Two sisters—Kate, a developmental biologist, and Helen, a high-end fashion designer—team up to develop a couture collection inspired by the first 1,000 hours of embryonic life.
June 5, 2011|
The path to eradicating malaria in Africa involves much more than just a vaccine.
June 4, 2011|
In Chapter 9, "We Were Hunted, Which is Why All of Us are Afraid Some of the Time and Some of Us are Afraid All of the Time," author Rob Dunn explains how predators shaped our evolution as we cowered and ran from their ravenous maws.