Viruses can be terrifying — but they also make us human
About 10 vaquitas are left on the planet, but a new study confirms fishing nets pose a much bigger extinction threat than inbreeding
We’ve spread far beyond any other plant or animal, but what makes us unique?
Sobbing along with the radio might have an evolutionary advantage
Insight into the disease’s ancient origins points toward the causes of the current epidemic
Here’s how a powerful breed of guard dogs turned into humanity’s cruelest genetics experiment
Mimicking the human brain will only hinder the pursuit of true artificial intelligence, says Facebook’s director of AI research.
Dr. Luca Guardabassi is finding new ways to weaken drug-resistant bacteria
The first land plants quickly formed relationships with fungi
Extinct species may soon be resurrected — but just because we can doesn’t mean we’re ready for them
The Universe is probably devoid of life, but experts say we may never be sure
Yesterday’s discovery changes tomorrow’s lesson plan
How sexual selection turns birds of paradise into dancers
How scientists are tracing a virus back in time
Humans are creating new species as well as killing them off, but don’t be too quick to celebrate
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