But more information is not always better, according to a geneticist.
Why do we have seemingly extra amino acids in our genetic code? Quantum chemistry borrowed from space to find the answer.
When the crocs reach their full size, they become trapped inside the caves for the rest of their lives.
The device has closed 12 gaps in the known human genome.
More than 7,000 genomes were analyzed.
If the same rate of degeneration continues, the Y chromosome has just 4.6 million years left before it disappears completely.
"We can make structures that nobody's ever even conceived of before; this is a true man-over-nature event."
"This was a hugely devastating epidemic."
Most of our historical record about the Phoenicians came from ancient Greeks and Romans—the Phoenician's arch-enemies.
This new evidence will result in "a far more sophisticated appreciation" of our evolution.
Now might be a good time to try Dry January.
New evidence reveals a previously unrecorded indigenous population and poses a major challenge to existing theories about the earliest Americans.
History is written by the winners—unless newly revealed DNA evidence sets the record straight.
A human rights group says China is collecting data through medical checkups in Xinjiang, a move that further adds to controls in the Muslim-majority region.
Ticks apparently sucked the fun out of dinosaur summers, too.
A major advance in synthetic biology was made public this week.
Sorry, Yeti fans—all these samples from sightings of the mythological being turned out to be real animals.
Learning your ancestry just got a lot more complicated.
These synthetic structures could be made into glass or textiles that could absorb sunlight one day.
A new drug that mimics the effect of this mutation is in the early stages of development and may start clinical trials in the U.S. next year.
The new approach provides a simple solution to a long-perplexing problem.