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.
The concept of standardization is linked to the industrial revolution and mass production of goods through assembly lines. The question we will try to answer is the extent to which standards can be achieved in the biological realm.
Alberto Tinaut, biologist specialised in the study of ants, explains the secrets of these winged insects.
Biparental care is observed in less than 10 % of mammals and are often associated to monogamous relationships or immature offspring.