Despite being mollusks, octopuses have a complex genome that is nearly the size of the human genome.
The male Zeus bug hitches a ride on the female's back and feeds off her.
Black-bellied flycatchers are more aggressive and, therefore, more successful at staking their turf.
Mistletoe lacks genes found in all other plants and animals.
Genetic analysis of ancient remains can uncover buried facts about our cultural evolution, like why we drink milk.
Lady quails don't go for the prize fighter; they prefer less aggressive males.
Scientists pinpoint the gene that caused humans to evolve bigger brains than chimpanzees.
Mindful meditation may be used to cure physical ailments like inflammation.
Genghis Khan fathered an empire in more ways than one.
Alcoholism runs in families. So does hangover tolerance.