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A statistical analysis of chemical tags on DNA may help unify disparate theories of aging.
Partnerships between engineers and biologists have begun to reveal how birds evolved their superb maneuverability.
The lush biodiversity of the Amazon may be due in part to the dynamics of branching rivers, which serve as invisible fences that continuously barricade and merge bird populations.
Large blocks of genes conserved through hundreds of millions of years of evolution hint at how the first animal chromosomes came to be.
New studies reveal the ancient, shared genetic “grammar” underpinning the diverse evolution of fish fins and tetrapod limbs.
The spate of furious wildfires around the world during the past decade has revealed to ecologists how much biodiversity and “pyrodiversity” go hand in hand.
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