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2010-01-26 09:11:03

What does evolution – a field that often deals with changes over many generations – have to do with preventing and treating disease in our lifetime?

2010-01-11 13:12:07

Scientists call for integrating evolutionary perspectives into medical curricula.

2009-10-19 16:22:28

Although advances in medical care have improved standards of living over time, humans aren't entirely sheltered from the forces of natural selection, a new study shows.


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'.