The scientific community agrees that viruses are not alive. However, the idea sparks some debate because it depends on how we define life.
Ageing occurs because we divest energy from ourselves and into reproduction, so we have less available to survive.
The description of the «Valencian wood fairy» or Valenciolenda fadaforesta (Hoch & Sendra), a new species and genus, was recently published.
Understanding the discourse of aging analyses different perspectives on ageing in the media and mass culture.
Human eyes cannot perceive colours at night because cones, responsible for colour perception, are only activated under intense light conditions.
In Lamarck's revolutionary work, only his failed attempt to elaborate a coherent theory of the evolutionary process has remained in popular teaching.
We have all inherited DNA sequences from forgotten ancient ancestors
If we were to use electrodes to extract energy from ourselves, we would collapse because we would have nothing left to keep our hearts beating.
Humans' control over breathing enabled them to laugh, unlike other animals such as horses.
This is undoubtedly an encouraging stage for evolutionary biology. Palaeoproteomics has the potential to explore time intervals that were completely inaccessible until now.