We've all heard the phrase "dog is man's best friend." But how did dogs get to be so friendly with humans?
The discovery of a strange virus living in a hot, acidic lake may hold the answer to the evolution of DNA as today's most common genetic molecule.
When it comes to "make it or break it" moments, the male sandpiper is a whiz at wakefulness.
Researchers at Penn State University and the University of Buffalo have completed the most in-depth bear DNA study to date.
How did animals respond to the ice age? Ancient bison preserved in the Canadian arctic have given scientists a clue.
Why are diseases like cancer so common in humans but so rare in chimps?
I know that humans and chimps share something like 98 percent of our DNA. But what does this really mean?
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.