I know that humans and chimps share something like 98 percent of our DNA. But what does this really mean?
Got an itch? You should take a lesson from bears!
Wouldn't it be great if we could trade genes with other species?
Researchers have been studying the effects of UV rays on whales in the Gulf of California for over three years...
Scientists have found evidence that by the time modern humans arrived in Europe, Neanderthals had already experienced an extinction scare.
Progeria was first described in the nineteenth century. The mysterious disease is often thought of as premature aging.
Scientists believe they have a high-tech use for one of nature's natural anti-bacterial agents, ultraviolet light. They can use it to replace pasteurization.
Reading ads for antioxidant supplements, you'd think you'd found the fountain of youth. What are antioxidants and how do they work?
If you think the Clones on Star Wars were a threat, just wait until you hear about Asian clams.
Cell copies are not perfect--the chromosome isn't copied all the way to the tip. That's where telomeres come in handy.