Sugar beets are susceptible to wormy parasites that decrease crop yields.
Wheat survives winter's freezing temperatures, and is ready to be harvested come springtime.
Everyone contributes something unique to the world, at least when it comes to bacteria.
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.