DNA and Genes
The portion of DNA that's unique to modern humans is enriched for genes involved with brain development.
Cannabis, the source of marijuana, originated in northwest China, where local strains are most like the original strain of cannabis cultivated more than 12,000 years ago.
The artist's remains are reportedly buried in France's Chateau d'Amboise. Now, scientists are one step closer to identifying them.
A new study on human cultural evolution argues that humans evolve much faster as cultures than as individual organisms, molding our genes in the process.
People who lived in East Asia since at least 40,000 years ago disappeared during the ice age.
Human chromosomes weigh about 20 times heavier than the DNA within them. So where's all this extra mass coming from?
Human and mosquito cell nuclei have their own shapes, and researchers can mold one to look like the other.
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