Medicine & TechnologyScientists investigate the mechanism on how some invasive species, such as the green crab, had shown extensive dispersal in the last decade as they adapt across environmental gradients despite lacking genetic diversity.
Biracial twins Jakob and Joshua from Maryland has caught the attention of many people when they were born, although they are not the first pair of twins to have different skin complexions. So, how is this possible?
Across all the cells in our body is a copy of the DNA - the blueprint that determines how each cell develops to create a unique you. A common question is how does it differentiate between the various forms and functions of the 37 trillion cells in each of us.
A pair of Cambridge University professors took home 1 million euro ($1.22 million) from the Millennium Technology Prize, known as the Finnish Nobel science prize, for their pioneering work in a superfast DNA sequencing technology.
Genes of animals from the Ediacaran era are found to live within humans even after half a billion years since they roamed Earth. These genes are responsible for body symmetry, sensory organs, and the immune system.