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Latest Eva Jablonka Stories

2011-03-23 15:45:01

When the Human Genome Project ended a decade ago, scientists thought that they'd closed the lid on all that's to be known about our genes.

2009-05-18 10:35:46

For years, genes have been considered the one and only way biological traits could be passed down through generations of organisms.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.