Gorilla Genome Sheds Light On Human Evolution
A study in Nature finds that gorillas are more like humans than previously thought.
How To Get More For Your Bite
A look at how genes, anatomy, history and culture affect the food choices we make.
A Workout Can Change Your DNA
New research shows that strenuous exercise can change your genes to boost energy metabolism.
Dark Matter Just Got More Mysterious
A smashup between two galaxy clusters left an unexpected amount of dark matter in its wake.
Can An Early Spring Confuse Nature’s Clock?
Tom Turpin and Kristin Schleiter discuss how an early spring can affect flower buds and bees.
Planet Or Not, Pluto’s Getting A Visitor
An update on the New Horizons Mission to Pluto.
Studying Locomotion With Rat Treadmills, Wind Tunnels
For some scientists, a regular day at the office is training a guinea fowl to run on a treadmill.