The genomes of six living bat species reveals the source of some of their superpowers, including echolocation, flight, and imperviousness to certain deadly viruses.
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A reconstruction of the evolutionary origins of SARS-COV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, shows its lineage could hold other nasty viruses.
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Why are frogs green? Their color comes from a clever biochemical workaround that combines an odd protein choice and a potential poison in the blood.
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There may be a connection between genes involved in the opioid system and feelings of insecurity in romantic relationships, researchers find.
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Both monkeys and humans have a way of thinking that involves recursion, a process of arranging words, phrases, or symbols to convey complex ideas.
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"This tells us that the basic organic chemistry needed for life is present in the raw gas prior to the formation of stars and planets."
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Fossil footprints in what is now South Korea are evidence that some species of ancient crocodiles walked on two feet.
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