In the 1940s biologists George Beadle and Edward Tatum wanted to “find out what genes do by making them defective.”
When scientists studied parrot genes involved in brain development, they were surprised to find some unexpected similarities with humans.
In the future, you could have the option to buy houseplants that will alert you to harmful bacteria or gases accumulating in your home’s air.
Why are diseases like cancer so common in humans but so rare in chimps?
Scientists have found another reason why modern tomatoes have little or no taste. It's in their genes.
Octopuses have a complex genome that is nearly the size of the human genome.
Within the last century, saltwater steelhead trout evolved to live in freshwater.
Scientists studying zebra finch brains have identified about 2000 vocalization genes in a brain region known as Area X.
If you think the Clones on Star Wars were a threat, just wait until you hear about Asian clams.