The waves may be huge and the surface roiling, but the deeper waters continue as they always have, essentially undisturbed.
The notion that many genes would be required for the Cambrian explosion may seem unsurprising — what is surprising is that anyone would challenge the idea.
Evolution is good at creating niche advantages by breaking things; it isn’t good at building fundamentally novel forms.
Michigan State University biologist Richard Lenski and collaborators have just published a terrific new paper.
How can Tibetans survive high altitudes that leave lowlanders gasping? The answer is found in broken genes.