genetics and heredity

Soloneshnoye Journal: Siberian Town Stakes a Claim as Humanity’s Cradle

Soloneshnoye Journal: Siberian Town Stakes a Claim as Humanity’s Cradle

The Cradle of Humanity Nature Park, near the entrance to the Denisova cave.
Soloneshnoye Journal: Siberian Town Stakes a Claim as Humanity’s Cradle

Soloneshnoye Journal: Siberian Town Stakes a Claim as Humanity’s Cradle

The Cradle of Humanity Nature Park, near the entrance to the Denisova cave.
H.I.V. Arrived in the U.S. Long Before ‘Patient Zero’

H.I.V. Arrived in the U.S. Long Before ‘Patient Zero’

Demonstrators at a memorial service in Central Park in June 1983 holding signs with numbers for each patient who died from AIDS. Scientists report that the strain of H.I.V. responsible for almost all
H.I.V. Arrived in the U.S. Long Before ‘Patient Zero’

H.I.V. Arrived in the U.S. Long Before ‘Patient Zero’

Demonstrators at a memorial service in Central Park in June 1983 holding signs with numbers for each patient who died from AIDS. Scientists report that the strain of H.I.V. responsible for almost all
H.I.V. Arrived in the U.S. Long Before ‘Patient Zero’

H.I.V. Arrived in the U.S. Long Before ‘Patient Zero’

Demonstrators at a memorial service in Central Park in June 1983 holding signs with numbers for each patient who died from AIDS. Scientists report that the strain of H.I.V. responsible for almost all
Matter: How the Brown Rat Conquered New York City (and Every Other One, Too)

Matter: How the Brown Rat Conquered New York City (and Every Other One, Too)

A New York City rat running along a subway platform. Rattus norvegicus, otherwise known as the brown rat, remains surprisingly mysterious.
Matter: How the Brown Rat Conquered New York City (and Every Other One, Too)

Matter: How the Brown Rat Conquered New York City (and Every Other One, Too)

A New York City rat running along a subway platform. Rattus norvegicus, otherwise known as the brown rat, remains surprisingly mysterious.
Susan Lindquist, Scientist Who Made Genetic Discoveries Using Yeast, Dies at 67

Susan Lindquist, Scientist Who Made Genetic Discoveries Using Yeast, Dies at 67

Susan Lindquist, a National Medal of Science laureate, in 2015.
Genetic Heart Disease Risk Eased by Healthy Habits, Study Finds

Genetic Heart Disease Risk Eased by Healthy Habits, Study Finds

People working out along the East River on Manhattan’s Lower East Side.
Genetic Heart Disease Risk Eased by Healthy Habits, Study Finds

Genetic Heart Disease Risk Eased by Healthy Habits, Study Finds

People working out along the East River on Manhattan’s Lower East Side.
Genetic Heart Disease Risk Eased by Healthy Habits, Study Finds

Genetic Heart Disease Risk Eased by Healthy Habits, Study Finds

People working out along the East River on Manhattan’s Lower East Side.
Trilobites: Rapid Evolution Saved This Fish From Pollution, Study Says

Trilobites: Rapid Evolution Saved This Fish From Pollution, Study Says

The Atlantic killifish, which researchers found was able to adapt to pollution.
Trilobites: Rapid Evolution Saved This Fish From Pollution, Study Says

Trilobites: Rapid Evolution Saved This Fish From Pollution, Study Says

The Atlantic killifish, which researchers found was able to adapt to pollution.
One Weight-Loss Approach Fits All? No, Not Even Close

One Weight-Loss Approach Fits All? No, Not Even Close

Clockwise from top left: R.C. Binstock dropped 55 pounds with the help of drugs; Scott Goldshine lost 75 pounds, also with the assistance of drugs; Andrea Gardner is looking to keep off the weight she
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