One of the most remarkable things about the iconic yellow and blue stripes of zebrafish is that they reliably appear at all.
Fruit flies don't appear to use their tiny, translucent wings for optimal flight, as one might expect. The speedy appendages seem to be doing double duty, helping the insect sniff out food, mates and other important scents, ...
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The reproductive history of the unisexual, ladies-only salamander species is full of evolutionary surprises.
Young black males feel less safe when they go to neighborhoods with a larger white population than occurs in areas they normally visit, a new study suggests.
Just about any news story about the Endangered Species Act includes a prominent mention of the controversy around the 45-year-old law.