Injecting molecules from a sea slug that received tail shocks into one that didn’t made the recipient animal behave more cautiously.
March 1, 2018|
How to analyze ancient proteins
April 27, 2017|
The ancient human may have lived around 200,000 to 300,000 years ago—much more recently than previously estimated.
March 14, 2016|
Nuclear DNA from 430,000-year-old specimens indicates that Neanderthals had already diverged from their ancient-human predecessors.
March 20, 2015|
Researchers find the oldest and largest crocodile relative yet discovered.
March 18, 2014|
Antarctic moss beds that have been frozen for more than 1,500 years yield plants that can be brought back to life in the lab.
January 10, 2014|
Bacterial genes aid tubeworm settling; pigmentation of ancient reptiles; nascent neurons and vertebrate development; exploring simple synapses; slug-inspired surgical glue
August 16, 2013|
The chipmunk-sized Rugosodon eurasiaticus is the oldest representative of a prolific and long-lasting mammalian lineage.
March 1, 2013|
In Chapter 1, “The Coldest Case,” author and criminal profiler Pat Brown sets the scene for her quest to prove that the Egyptian queen did not commit suicide.
March 1, 2013|
A reexamination of the facts surrounding the death of Cleopatra VII reveals that the Egyptian queen was murdered—and not by an asp.
January 17, 2013|
By analyzing a collection of 24 genetic variations, researchers are able to predict the hair and eye color of long-dead humans.