Scientists are studying people afflicted with Williams syndrome to figure out the biological basis for our behaviors.
Researchers have discovered a new organism that has no known evolutionary relatives, causing them to reconsider how genes evolve.
The fish, called O'opu, have developed the ingenious ability to climb hundreds of feet up the side of waterfalls in order to breed.
When the Nobel committees ignore women who do Nobel-caliber science, the awards deserve to lose their relevance.
Four crucial facts about race, sex, and biology that contradict this messy argument.
While social scientists should continue to study the social meaning of race, the concept has no place in biology, scientists argue.
Bioethicists, geneticists, attorneys, and cops weigh the pros and cons of a radical new science.
We should re-think the subject boundaries in high school education so that they align with important ideas and concepts that will give our children useful analytical lenses for viewing the world.
Sorry, amateur biohackers.
There have always been limitations to experiments done on mice, but new technology, which allows scientists to replace mouse genes with human genes, could clear the way for new ground to be broken.
In an experiment, scientists found a correlation between low blood glucose and higher levels of spousal frustration.
Natural history collections are consolidating. Lessons are being dropped from biology courses. But amid the apparent carnage, microbiology is rising.