Origin and evolution of life
- Jul 20, 2014Re-examination of birdlike fossil challenges common belief that birds evolved from ground-dwelling dinosaurs.
- Jul 20, 2014Virginia Tech researchers discover which genetic changes pass the test of extremely different ecologies
- Jul 13, 2014Modern humans emerged from a complex 'labyrinth of biology and peoples,' findings suggest
- Jul 12, 2014A discovery in green alga Volvox carteri shows how male and female sexes have evolved from a more primitive mating system in a single-celled relative.
- Jul 7, 2014The evolution of the ribosome, a large molecular structure found in the cells of all species, has been revealed in unprecedented detail in a new study.
- Jul 2, 2014There are countless ways that life can evolve...or are there?
- Jun 21, 2014Scientists have named a new species of horned dinosaur, Mercuriceratops Gemini, based on fossils collected from Montana in the US and Alberta, Canada.
- Jun 19, 2014A new study shows that bacteria from the hostile sea-floor environment have adapted by over-activating stress response and DNA-repair mechanisms, to cope with the harsh conditions.