A new study suggests that a 'liberal gene' may have a role in determining your political views!
What is "genetic drift?" How does it affect an animal's genes and their genetic variation?
When you think of marsupials, like wallabies and kangaroos, you might believe them to be natives of Australia. But new evidence suggests that is unlikely.
Have you ever gotten a virus and wondered how your body was fighting it off?
Have humans evolved to be at risk for diseases like cancer?
Unlike their ancestors, current birds of Britain aren't flying south for the winter. How are they surviving the colder months?
In evolutionary terms, a "successful" organism is one that passes on its genes -- not necessarily one that lives a long life.
Female aphids don't need males to reproduce. Their trick is called "parthenogenesis" and means big savings in time and energy.
Chemotherapy works well for some people or cancers, but not as well for others.
Unfortunately, evolution often detours along a crooked path until species become more "fit" for their environments.