17 August 2007, 04:55 AM ET
Dodo bones hold hope for extracting extinct bird's DNA.
15 August 2007, 09:24 PM ET
Biologists are finding novel ways that nature forms diverse life on Earth.
15 August 2007, 09:21 PM ET
The genetic potential to create fingers and toes is found in sharks.
15 August 2007, 11:55 AM ET
Scientists accept four forces driving the evolution of complex organisms.
06 August 2007, 01:06 PM ET
Frozen germs in glaciers may resurrect as Earth's climate warms.
06 August 2007, 01:00 PM ET
Frog-killing fungus reproduces sexually, could create resistant spores.
03 August 2007, 05:18 AM ET
Only about 10 percent of them are known, scientists estimate.
31 July 2007, 04:03 PM ET
Scientists tinker with jellyfish and give it up to a dozen heads.
24 July 2007, 08:00 PM ET
Genetic evidence proves that some Arctic Foxes sleep around.
17 July 2007, 07:16 AM ET
Genes influence whether you can listen to two conversations at once.
12 July 2007, 10:05 AM ET
Tropical butterflies have evolved to fend off a deadly parasite.
09 July 2007, 08:29 PM ET
A change in diet can bring a change in cancer risk, for better or worse
09 July 2007, 08:36 AM ET
Scientists combine the parts of different viruses to kill bacteria.
05 July 2007, 10:01 AM ET
Greenland was once carpeted in lush forests, a new study shows.
03 July 2007, 04:30 AM ET
Case of mysterious Tasmanian tiger re-opened.
28 June 2007, 10:04 AM ET
Today's tabbies originated from a common wild ancestor.
28 June 2007, 10:00 AM ET
The achievement could lead to synthetic organisms created from scratch.
27 June 2007, 06:01 AM ET
Female marine iguanas expend more energy to choose mates than thought.
20 June 2007, 05:16 AM ET
Human activities cause disease outbreaks in corals.
07 June 2007, 08:10 AM ET
Woolly mammoth's genes played a role in their extinction.
06 June 2007, 03:54 AM ET
Sea sponges have many of the genes needed to make a nervous system; despite not having any themselves.
24 May 2007, 12:01 PM ET
College campuses are breeding grounds for alcoholics.
23 May 2007, 04:29 AM ET
The idea that an individual's personality is set in stone is, well, changing.
22 May 2007, 04:23 PM ET
Female sharks can reproduce without sex, study finds.
15 May 2007, 06:55 AM ET
Study shows when one spouse cuts loose with booze, the other tends to cut back.
15 May 2007, 04:39 AM ET
Hooded seals are hard to find, but even harder to tell apart.
17 April 2007, 05:36 AM ET
Since the human-chimp split about 6 million years ago, chimpanzee genes can be said to have evolved more than human genes, a new study suggests.
12 April 2007, 10:01 AM ET
The rhesus monkey has now had its genome sequenced, promising to improve research into health and yield insights into human evolution.
05 April 2007, 10:00 AM ET
A newfound stretch of doggie DNA prevents Chihuahuas from growing as big as Scooby Doo.
28 March 2007, 05:47 AM ET
For decades biologists have tried to explain why evolution hasn't given us all Hollywood good looks. A new study shows why you don't look like this.
26 March 2007, 06:00 AM ET
Researchers discovered twins who are identical on their mom's side of the equation but share only half their genes from dad.
20 March 2007, 05:33 AM ET
Although no one asked a certain general and Baptist preacher for their opinions on homosexuality, they told us anyway. So much for "don't ask, don't tell."
10 March 2007, 04:19 AM ET
Artificial DNA with encoded information can be added to the genome of common bacteria, thus preserving the data.
09 March 2007, 06:57 AM ET
Thanks for the lousy temper, Mom and Dad.
08 March 2007, 01:14 PM ET
Sometimes parents deserve a guilt trip. While you and the guy next door share 99.9 percent of the same DNA
, that small fraction leftover amounts to three million inherited
07 March 2007, 08:04 AM ET
The distinction between birds and the dinosaurs from which they evolved is getting even murkier as scientists reported this week that both groups had short genomes, or complete DNA sequences.