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fins to legs
2015-04-24 09:00:34

In Part I, we talked about how tetrapods, a group of animals including whales, dolphins, seals and sea turtles, returned to the sea having once survived on land. Other creatures such as snakes and elephants may also have changed their habitat multiple times.

saimaa_seal
2015-04-20 12:01:25

Conservationists have found a new way to test the genes of endangered species to make sure they’re not inbreeding too much—by looking at their placentas.

epigenetics
2015-04-07 10:54:25

“Epigenetics” is a word that sounds like something an alien does to a human after abduction, so we decided to break it down into parts…Or rather, we’re probing its parts, aliens.

2015-03-10 12:20:47

BOULDER, Colo., March 10, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Transforming How We Look at Medicine & Space Flight "Personalized Medicine in Human Space Flight" by Michael

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2015-02-28 10:27:35

As we continue to grow our cities, our creature counterparts will have to adapt - and they already are.

2015-02-24 12:27:01

MARCO ISLAND, Florida, and REDWOOD CITY, California, February 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- - Allele Frequency Community formed to significantly address need

2015-02-23 16:30:07

CALGARY, Feb. 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - Epimeron Inc.

disease prone
2015-02-18 09:02:44

Well...not all diseases.

2015-02-08 12:21:12

STANFORD, Calif., Feb.

chromosomes
2015-02-07 11:06:47

BYU biologist Jonathan Alder has a startling secret he doesn't freely share: He knows when most of us are going to die.


Word of the Day
coruscant
  • Emitting flashes of light; glittering.
The word 'coruscant' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to flash' or 'to sparkle'.
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