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Polar Dino Discovered
Bob Grant | Sep 28, 2015
Researchers working in Alaska, above the Arctic Circle, have unearthed the northernmost species of dinosaur ever found.
Tree of Life v1.0
Jef Akst | Sep 22, 2015
Researchers map 2.3 million species in a single phylogeny.
Bobby Bascomb | Sep 10, 2015
, an ancient human ancestor of unknown age that may have buried its dead.
Hear and Now
Mary Beth Aberlin | Sep 1, 2015
Auditory research advances worth shouting about
Amanda B. Keener | Sep 1, 2015
Meet some of the people featured in the September 2015 issue of
Do Mine Ears Deceive Me?
R. Haven Wiley | Sep 1, 2015
A new approach shows how both honesty and deception are stable features of noisy communication.
Geoffrey A. Manley | Sep 1, 2015
The form and function of the ears of modern land vertebrates cannot be understood without knowing how they evolved.
Yeast Genome Doubling
Amanda B. Keener | Aug 10, 2015
The results of a computational genetic analysis suggest
doubled its genome through species hybridization.
Investigating the Four-legged Snake Fossil
Bob Grant | Aug 5, 2015
Brazilian officials are trying to determine whether the transformational fossil find was exported illegally from the country.
Opinion: Life’s X Factor
Nick Lane | Aug 4, 2015
Did endosymbiosis—and the innovations in membrane bioenergetics it engendered—make it possible for eukaryotic life to evolve?