The first eukaryote is thought to have arisen when simpler archaea and bacteria joined forces. But in an Opinion paper published June 16 in Trends in Cell Biology, researchers propose that new genomic evidence derived from ...
Researchers said Tuesday they had uncovered fossils showing that complex life on Earth began more than 1.5 billion years ago, nearly a billion years earlier than previously thought.
Researchers at the University of British Columbia have identified a common ancestral gene that enabled the evolution of advanced life over a billion years ago.
Just as physicists comprehend the origin of the universe by observing the stars and archeologists reconstruct ancient civilizations with the artifacts found today, evolutionary biologists study the diversity of modern-day ...
Stanford scientists have discovered a surprising source for an organic molecule used as an indicator for life on early Earth.
The importance of a chromatin remodeler gene, Chd1, in regulating the ability of embryonic stem cells to develop into other cell types has been revealed in a new study by A*STAR researchers.
A University of Manchester scientist is part of a team which has carried out one of the biggest ever analyses of genomes on life of all forms.