29 Sep 2020
Pteropods, or “wing-footed” sea snails and slugs, may be more resilient to acidic oceans than previously thought, scientists report. By digging into their evolutionary history, the research team...
Type: Press release
19 Jun 2020
Researchers from the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) have shed light on the reproductive role of ‘dark matter’ DNA – non-coding DNA sequences that previously...
Type: Press release
11 Jan 2019
Chaetognaths, whose name means “bristle-jaw,” can be found all over world, swimming in brackish estuaries, tropical seas and above the deep dark ocean floor. Also known as arrow worms, the creatures...
Type: Press release
29 Nov 2018
Scientists once thought that humans must have two million genes to account for all our complexity. But since sequencing the human genome, we’ve learned humans only have about 19,000 to 25,000 genes...
Type: Press release
20 Oct 2016
Millions of years ago, one species of frog diverged into two species. Millions of years later, the two frogs became one again, but with a few extra chromosomes. Such is the curious case of the...
Type: News Article
13 Aug 2015
Imagine a skeleton-less creature with three hearts, with most of its nearly half a billion neurons distributed in eight tentacular arms. Each arm can regenerate like the mythical Hydra and has a mind...
Type: Press release
16 Apr 2012
Arabidopsis thaliana...
Type: Event Report
30 Sep 2011
Watch the movie. by Micheal E. Cooper...
Type: News Article
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