Mountain gorilla genome sequenced
Genome sequences shed light on population decline of Mountain Gorillas

The first project to sequence whole genomes from mountain gorillas has given scientists and conservationists.

Tyrannosaurs cannibals
Tyrannosaurs were violent cannibals

Remains of a mutilated victim provide strong evidence that T. Rex and his kin were.

Tapeworms fight to control shared host

If two tapeworms infect the same host and find themselves at cross-purposes, they may actively.

New ‘malaria-in-a-dish’ method to aid better treatment of disease

A team of researcher has engineered a ‘malaria-in-a-dish’ method that paves the way for better.

dispersal of phonemes
Human dispersal and the evolution of languages show strong link

Geneticists have famously tracked small differences in the human genetic code to trace the evolution.

Chimpanzees grunt calls
Dutch chimpanzee changed the food calls to match their Scottish counterparts

Chimpanzees living in captivity are capable of learning calls that refer to specific food items.

Researchers discover how hearing evolved

Lungfish and salamanders can hear, despite not having an outer ear or tympanic middle ear.

How brain purposefully ignores distractions

A study has revealed that our brain purposefully ignores less important things for us to.

Doubt over stem-cell based infertility treatment

A new study by a Swedish institution suggests that infertility cannot be successfully treated with.

ancient microorganisms without evolution
A deep-sea microorganism without evolution for more than 2 billion years

Researchers have discovered the greatest absence of evolution ever reported — a type of deep-sea.