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Evolution of Fish Bioluminescence
Tanya Lewis | Jun 9, 2016
Fish evolved to make their own light at least 27 times, according to a study.
Gene Behind Black Peppered Moth’s Color Change Identified
Tanya Lewis | Jun 6, 2016
A transposon underlies this classic story of evolutionary adaptation.
Start Making Sense
J.D. Trout | Jun 1, 2016
Scientific progress is only achieved when humans' innate sense of understanding is validated by objective reality.
Chemical Engineer Wins Millennium Technology Prize
Tanya Lewis | May 25, 2016
Caltech’s Frances Arnold is honored for her work on directed evolution.
Catherine Offord | May 17, 2016
What researchers are learning as they sequence, map, and decode species’ genomes
Mysterious Eukaryote Missing Mitochondria
Anna Azvolinsky | May 12, 2016
Researchers uncover the first example of a eukaryotic organism that lacks the organelles.
Bob Grant | May 1, 2016
Sorting the Beef from the Bull, Cheats and Deceits, A Sea of Glass,
Following the Wild Bees
Feeling Around in the Dark
Catherine Offord | May 1, 2016
Scientists work to unlock the genetic secrets of a population of fruit flies kept in total darkness for more than six decades.
Jef Akst | May 1, 2016
A spate of howler monkey deaths in Nicaragua, Panama, and Ecuador has researchers scrambling to identify the cause.
Monkey See, Monkey Die
Staff | May 1, 2016
What's killing howler monkeys in the jungles of Central America?