The Secret, Stressful Stories of Fossils
A new field called paleoepigenetics is probing how evolution responds to sudden stress.
The Neuron’s Secret Partner
Glial cells are the brain’s architects, doctors, police, janitors, and gardeners.
The Rise and Fall of the Living Fossil
The idea that some species are relics that have stopped evolving is finally going extinct.
This Is Where Your Childhood Memories Went
Your brain needs to forget in order to grow.
Half Male, Half Female, Total Animal
Mixed-sex animals teach us about our own multifarious nature.
Tantalizing Creatures with Male and Female Genes
Gyandromorphs overturn traditional theories of sexual development.