McMaster University

Scientist explores secrets to life through worms

Who would have thought that worms found in your composter - only seen with a microscope - could be used to study genetic disorders in humans? With 700 million years of separation and roughly half of its genes ...

Oct 17, 2008
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DNA shows that last woolly mammoths had North American roots

In a surprising reversal of conventional wisdom, a DNA-based study has revealed that the last of the woolly mammoths—which lived between 40,000 and 4,000 years ago—had roots that were exclusively North ...

Sep 04, 2008
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