The history of corn is marked by an increase in sweet flavor and a decrease in nutrition.
Are six-fingers in store for our evolutionary future?
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.
How did animals respond to the ice age? Ancient bison preserved in the Canadian arctic have given scientists a clue.
Rapunzel! Rapunzel! Let down your hair! How is the hair on your head able to grow much longer than other hair?
Most people know illnesses like intestinal upsets can be caused by bacteria. They don't link bacteria with an illness like multiple sclerosis.
Today, recombinant DNA is used to make insulin and the clotting factors hemophiliacs need. Who made this amazing discovery?