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Owl Be Darned
Staff | Dec 4, 2015
Researchers studying city-dwelling birds are learning about which animals are more suited to urban life.
Not Your Average Deer
Karen Zusi | Dec 4, 2015
A new fossil species helps resolve the evolutionary relationships of an extinct group of ruminants.
Jef Akst | Dec 1, 2015
How birds with an innate propensity for living among humans are establishing populations in cities
Bob Grant | Dec 1, 2015
Welcome to the Microbiome, The Paradox of Evolution, Newton's Apple,
Dawn of the Neuron.
Pumpkins Saved By People?
Jef Akst | Nov 25, 2015
Domestication may have saved pumpkins, gourds, and squash as seed dispersers like the mastodon went extinct.
Rethinking the Rise of Mammals
Bobby Bascomb | Nov 16, 2015
Mammals diversified 30 million years later than previously estimated, according to a new analysis of an ancient fossil.
Shingo Kajimura: Fishing for Answers
Karen Zusi | Nov 1, 2015
Assistant Professor, Department of Cell and Tissue Biology, University of California, San Francisco. Age: 39
Life Before 4 Billion Years Ago?
Jef Akst | Oct 20, 2015
A new estimate of the origin of life on Earth pushes back the date by 300 million years.
Tree of Life v1.0
Jef Akst | Sep 22, 2015
Researchers map 2.3 million species in a single phylogeny.
Parasite’s Genes Persist in Host Genomes
Rina Shaikh-Lesko | Sep 17, 2015
Researchers find evidence of gene flow from parasitoid wasps to the butterflies and moths they lay eggs in.