Learn about the science of grape "breeding" on this Moment of Science.
New studies on fruit flies show that they use social learning to lay their eggs.
Domesticated cats tend to show much less variety. A Siamese and a tabby are both shaped like, well, cats. While there are many different breeds of dogs.
One common misconception people have regarding evolution is that the gradual changing of physical forms always benefits the species in question.
A species is the most basic unit of classification for all organisms that live, or have ever lived, on Earth.
Scientists have come up with a way of keeping engineered genes from accidentally altering wild plants. Learn more on this Moment of Science.
Humans are more highly "evolved" than chimps, right?
We all know Kobe Bryant is an NBA superstar, but ten years from now you might see players that will make Kobe look like a junior varsity bench warmer.
Mapping the human genome is interesting, but why exactly is it useful?
Many organisms possess genes or traits that they do not express.