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evolution

March 15, 2021

Viruses can be terrifying — but they also make us human

March 3, 2021

About 10 vaquitas are left on the planet, but a new study confirms fishing nets pose a much bigger extinction threat than inbreeding

September 9, 2020

We’ve spread far beyond any other plant or animal, but what makes us unique?

February 21, 2018

Sobbing along with the radio might have an evolutionary advantage

November 29, 2017

Insight into the disease’s ancient origins points toward the causes of the current epidemic

September 25, 2017

Here’s how a powerful breed of guard dogs turned into humanity’s cruelest genetics experiment

September 18, 2017

Mimicking the human brain will only hinder the pursuit of true artificial intelligence, says Facebook’s director of AI research.

June 21, 2017

Dr. Luca Guardabassi is finding new ways to weaken drug-resistant bacteria

April 24, 2017

The first land plants quickly formed relationships with fungi

March 22, 2017

Extinct species may soon be resurrected — but just because we can doesn’t mean we’re ready for them

October 17, 2016

The Universe is probably devoid of life, but experts say we may never be sure

February 29, 2016

Yesterday’s discovery changes tomorrow’s lesson plan

February 14, 2016

How sexual selection turns birds of paradise into dancers

January 23, 2016

How scientists are tracing a virus back in time

January 17, 2016

Humans are creating new species as well as killing them off, but don’t be too quick to celebrate

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