Roundworms don't actually need to mate to reproduce. When they do mate, though, the consequences can be deadly.
We humans tend to focus on the differences between us, even in spite of abundant similarities.
When it comes to our sense of smell, genetics seems to matter an awful lot.
When losing is winning in the complicated social world of baboons.
Chocolate production is both an art and a science. Researchers hope to alter chocolate genes to produce sweeter rewards.
Scientists believe human brain development is the result of genetic mutations that occurred millions of years ago.
Many indigenous people live in areas of low oxygen concentration with few adverse effects. The big question is, how do they survive?
The trouble is, when antibiotics are used in small amounts over long periods of time, drug resistant super bugs can develop.
How did animals respond to the ice age? Ancient bison preserved in the Canadian arctic have given scientists a clue.
Why are diseases like cancer so common in humans but so rare in chimps?