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THE EVOLUTIONARY SIGNIFICANCE OF MENTAL ILLNESSES

What we call mental illness today may have, at one point, been integral to the evolution of the human brain or human beings in general. That's what several recent studies suggest when their...
2018년 04월 11일 14시 10분

NEW RESEARCH MAY DEBUNK ESTABLISHED FACTS IN EVOLUTION

The world-renowned, American paleontologist from Harvard, Stephen Jay Gould, published his book, Wonderful Life: The Burgess Shale and the Nature of History, in 1989, and in it, he focused p...
2018년 04월 11일 14시 09분

WHAT WE DO AND DON'T UNDERSTAND ABOUT GENES

So-called pseudogenes become unable to code for proteins at a certain point, and natural selection has been said in the past to acknowledge them. A new study reaffirms this notion but adds t...
2018년 04월 11일 14시 09분

THE INSIGNIFICANCE OF PARENTING IN DEVELOPING CHILDREN'S PERSONALITIES

One of the biggest fears most common to expecting parents is that they will unwittingly ruin their children as people in some way. No one wants to raise a sociopath or stunt a child's abilit...
2018년 04월 11일 14시 09분

COCKROACH DNA SEQUENCED TO IDENTIFY GENES THAT ARE KEY TO ITS SURVIVAL

The cockroach is one of the insects that everybody wants to kill. It is often found in dark and moist corners of homes, dining establishments, and offices, specifically in toilets and in the...
2018년 04월 11일 14시 08분

NO CONSISTENT DIFFERENCE BETWEEN FIELD AND LABORATORY ANIMALS

Because it is a common practice in biological sciences to use animals maintained in the laboratory to draw conclusions about the ecology and evolution of animals in the wild, researchers dec...
2018년 03월 17일 00시 00분

NUMBER OF GENES KNOWN TO INCREASE STROKE RISK TRIPLES TO 22

There are now 22 known genes that are considered genetic risk factors for stroke. The number tripled after researchers held the MEGASTROKE study which was published on Tuesday in the Nature...
2018년 03월 15일 00시 00분

DEMYSTIFYING THE ORIGINS AND FUNCTIONS OF SEX CHROMOSOMES

Dennis Venema, a well-known biologist, published a book entitled, Adam and the Genome, and much of the content relates directly to findings of studies published by other researchers after th...
2018년 03월 14일 00시 00분

FLOATING FOR A YEAR IN SPACE STATION CHANGED ASTRONAUT SCOTT KELLY'S DNA, TWIN STUDY REVEALED

Floating in zero gravity in space for one year has changed the DNA of NASA astronaut Scott Kelly. He and his twin brother, Mark, also a NASA astronaut, are part of the space agency's Twin St...
2018년 03월 14일 00시 00분

FUNNEL-WEB SPIDER AND MOUSE SPIDER MORE CLOSELY RELATED THAN PREVIOUSLY THOUGHT

A report from Marshal Hedin at San Diego State found that two venomous spider species are more closely related than previously thought. The report identified them as the funnel-web spider an...
2018년 03월 13일 00시 00분

BECAUSE OF ADAPTIVE RADIATION, HAWAII HAS 14 STICK SPIDER SPECIES

Due to the development of new biodiversity which is triggered when a species encounters a new environment, adaptive radiation takes place. In the case of Hawaii, because of adaptive radiatio...
2018년 03월 12일 00시 00분

GENETICS EXPERTS SAY THERE IS NOTHING WRONG WITH 1ST COUSINS MARRYING

The taboo behind first cousins not being allowed to marry is based on social norms, not on genetics. The basis of that statement is a genealogy study of 13 million relatives, many of whom ma...
2018년 03월 09일 00시 00분

GENETIC EXPERTS CAUTION WOMEN ON FDA-APPROVED BREAST CANCER TEST KIT

Genetic experts warned women who will take the first direct-to-consumer breast cancer test offered by 23andMe that if they get positive results, they can be placed in a tailspin if they are...
2018년 03월 08일 00시 00분

THE IMPERFECTIONS OF EVOLUTIONARY RULES FOR CERTAIN SPECIES

Some of the latest evidence that we still don't know as much as we like to think about evolution comes from tree-borne animals who seem to be evolving in ways researchers never considered un...
2018년 03월 08일 00시 00분

DETACHABLE TAIL SAVED ANCIENT REPTILE FROM PREDATOR'S GRASP

The cracks in the middle of many tail vertebrae of a reptile that lived 289 million years ago allowed the animal to escape from the grasp of its predator. The Captorhinus detached their tail...
2018년 03월 07일 00시 00분