Gene Offers Clue to How Human Labor Starts
Gene Offers Clue to How Human Labor Starts
Genes associated with preterm birth and protecting the fetus from the mother’s immune system appear to be regulated by HAND2.
Gene Offers Clue to How Human Labor Starts
Gene Offers Clue to How Human Labor Starts

Genes associated with preterm birth and protecting the fetus from the mother’s immune system appear to be regulated by HAND2.

Genes associated with preterm birth and protecting the fetus from the mother’s immune system appear to be regulated by HAND2.

Evolutionary genetics
Evolutionary Biologist Richard Lewontin Dies at 92
Evolutionary Biologist Richard Lewontin Dies at 92
Stephanie Melchor | Jul 8, 2021
The Harvard University evolutionary biologist pioneered the use of protein gel electrophoresis to study molecular genetics.  
Deadly Facial Tumors Spur Tasmanian Devil Evolution: Study
Deadly Facial Tumors Spur Tasmanian Devil Evolution: Study
Christie Wilcox | Jun 16, 2021
The largest study to date of the animals’ genetics provides robust evidence that they are adapting to survive a highly lethal, contagious cancer scientists feared would cause their extinction.
Whole-Genome Data Point to Four Species of Giraffe
Whole-Genome Data Point to Four Species of Giraffe
Ruth Williams | May 6, 2021
The genome sequences of 51 giraffes from all over Africa contribute to the latest attempt in an ongoing pursuit to pin down a species number.
Elusive Asgard Archaea Finally Cultured in Lab
Elusive Asgard Archaea Finally Cultured in Lab
Nicoletta Lanese | Aug 12, 2019
The 12-year-long endeavor reveals Prometheoarchaeum as a tentacled cell, living in a symbiotic relationship with methane-producing microbes.
Lords of the Flies
Lords of the Flies
Aggie Mika | Jun 19, 2017
Biologists’ walk in the woods sparks the creation of a masterful fruit fly field guide.