First US Outbreak of COVID-19 Seeded in Mid-February: Preprint
First US Outbreak of COVID-19 Seeded in Mid-February: Preprint
A modeling study counters initial interpretations that the cluster began with someone who flew to Seattle in mid-January.
First US Outbreak of COVID-19 Seeded in Mid-February: Preprint
First US Outbreak of COVID-19 Seeded in Mid-February: Preprint

A modeling study counters initial interpretations that the cluster began with someone who flew to Seattle in mid-January.

A modeling study counters initial interpretations that the cluster began with someone who flew to Seattle in mid-January.

phylogenetics
Image of the Day: Vestibular System
Image of the Day: Vestibular System
Amy Schleunes | Mar 13, 2020
The inner ear cavity proves to be a useful tool for studying the evolutionary relationships among monkeys, apes, and humans.
Genomes Sequenced for Every US and Canada Butterfly
Genomes Sequenced for Every US and Canada Butterfly
Emily Makowski | Nov 20, 2019
Researchers analyzed more than 800 species.
Image of the Day: Beetle Evolution
Image of the Day: Beetle Evolution
Emily Makowski | Nov 19, 2019
Plants, fungi, and bacteria likely contributed to insect diversity.
Image of the Day: Stick and Leaf Insects
Image of the Day: Stick and Leaf Insects
Emily Makowski | Oct 15, 2019
The first phylogenomic tree of these insects shows their diversification occurred after they split into Old and New World groups.
Prehistoric Microbes Inhabit an Oasis in the Northern Mexican Desert
Prehistoric Microbes Inhabit an Oasis in the Northern Mexican Desert
Diana Kwon | Feb 28, 2019
The blue lagoons of the Cuatro Ciénegas Basin provide a glimpse into the planet’s ancient past.
Clues to How Ancient Plants Handled Fungal Pests
Clues to How Ancient Plants Handled Fungal Pests
Jef Akst | Jan 31, 2019
In plants ranging from liverworts to wheat, parasitic water molds build intracellular structures analogous to the nutrient-exchanging structures of symbiotic fungi.
Image of the Day: Single-Cell Surprises
Image of the Day: Single-Cell Surprises
Jef Akst | Nov 15, 2018
Researchers identify a new species of Hemimastigophora protist, and suggest the group should be promoted from a phylum to a supra-kingdom.

Infographic: Resurrecting Ancient Proteins
Infographic: Resurrecting Ancient Proteins
Amber Dance | Jul 1, 2018

Learn the basic steps researchers take when reconstructing proteins from the past and how these biomolecules can inform engineering projects.

Scientists  Bring  Ancient  Proteins  Back  to  Life
Scientists Bring Ancient Proteins Back to Life
Amber Dance | Jun 30, 2018
Researchers are resurrecting proteins from millions of years ago to understand evolution and lay the groundwork for bioengineering custom molecules.