Columns of workers penetrate the forest, furiously gathering as much food and supplies as they can. They are a massive army that living things know to avoid, and that few natural obstacles can waylay. So determined are these ...
The introduction of agriculture into Europe about 8,500 years ago changed the way people lived right down to their DNA.
Genetic material from ancient viral infections is critical to human development, according to researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine.
Going without a shower for a few days might make you feel gross, but for small animals like bees and houseflies, keeping clean is a matter of life or death.
During learning, cells in the crow brain acquire discharge patterns that associate pictures with their meaning.
University of Manchester scientists have discovered a cluster of 60 proteins that allow the body's cells to react to their environment and communicate with each other.
It could never be found until recently, in a fish tank a few floors below Radboud University's microbiology department: one single organism able to perform the complete process of nitrification. Microbiologists used to think ...