natural selection

Bacteria can live without food for over 1000 days

Nearly three years without food drives innovative survival strategies

Lactose tolerance spread through Europe faster than previously thought

A new study traces the prevalence of a lactose-tolerance mutation through genetic analysis of Bronze Age bones

Hurricanes are shaping lizard feet all over the world

New study shows that lizards evolve and maintain wider toepads to survive hurricane winds

What happens when you bring a chicken to the Andes?

Evolution can take many different courses when adapting to the same environment