One common misconception people have regarding evolution is that the gradual changing of physical forms always benefits the species in question.
What does the crystal ball reveal for human evolutionary future? Is it six-fingered hands for everyone?
Wouldn't you like to live past 100 years old? Science has helped improve our lifespan over the last century, but what about the future?
Alcoholism runs in families. So does hangover tolerance.
Though you may think you love caffeine, you're no match for this custom-built E. coli strain.
The history of corn is marked by an increase in sweet flavor and a decrease in nutrition.
Scientists believe human brain development is the result of genetic mutations that occurred millions of years ago.
What does it mean to have "perfect pitch," and what factors determine whether or not someone has it?
According to scientists working at the Monell Chemical Senses Center, the smell of cilantro usually produces a "love it" or "hate it" response.
Researchers at Penn State University and the University of Buffalo have completed the most in-depth bear DNA study to date.