Biology

Artificial intelligence applied to the genome identifies an unknown human ...

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By combining deep learning algorithms and statistical methods, investigators from the Institute of Evolutionary Biology (IBE), the Centro Nacional de ...

What makes two species different?

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Most evolutionary biologists distinguish one species from another based on reproductivity: members of different species either won’t or can’t mate ...

Scientists develop universal Ebola treatment effective for primates in single ...

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GALVESTON, Texas – There is a new medication that in one dose successfully protected nonhuman primates against a lethal infection ...

Where will the world’s next Zika, West Nile or Dengue ...

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After collecting data and comparing it with every known mammal and bird species on Earth, scientists from the University of ...

The scent of a man: What odors do female blackbuck ...

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At Tal Chhapar, a wildlife sanctuary in the heart of the Thar desert, a strange drama is staged twice every ...

Mosquitoes bite when thirsty, too

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  When it’s hot and dry, mosquitoes like nothing more than the refreshing taste of you. Biologists with the University ...

Befriending oneself has benefits, but backup plan recommended

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PULLMAN, Wash.- As weird animals go, the mangrove killifish is in a class of its own. It flourishes in both ...

How much does life weigh?

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From earthworms and sunflowers to human beings, we are all made up of cells, so it’s no surprise that researchers ...

Disease resistance successfully spread from modified to wild mosquitoes

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Using genetically modified (GM) mosquitoes to reduce or prevent the spread of infectious diseases is a new but rapidly expanding ...

Strange silk: Why rappelling spiders don’t spin out of control

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WASHINGTON, D.C., July 7, 2017 — The last time you watched a spider drop from the ceiling on a line ...