One of the most basic and intensively studied processes in biology—one which has been detailed in biology textbooks for decades—has gained a new level of understanding, thanks to the application of simple math to a problem ...
(Phys.org)—A team of researchers at Michigan State University has documented the step-by-step process in which organisms evolve new functions.
Field Museum scientists used statistical analyses to determine the diet of 90 species of theropod dinosaurs. Their results challenge the conventional view that nearly all theropods hunted prey, especially those closest to ...
Using a controlled diet study with human volunteers, researchers may have teased out a biological basis for the increased inflammation observed due to humans' shift in their consumption of omega fatty acids.
Doctors long have stressed the importance of good nutrition for expectant mothers.
The advent of farming, especially dairy products, had a small but significant effect on the shape of human skulls, according to a recently published study from anthropologists at UC Davis.
Governments and schools are not communicating the most effective ways for individuals to reduce their carbon footprints, according to new research.