Etiqueta: evolution

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Coronavirus: knowing our enemy

The history of coronaviruses as human pathogens dates back to the mid-1960s, when they were first isolated from respiratory tract samples extracted from adults with symptoms of the common cold. Currently, seven types of coronavirus are known to infect humans.

Resistencia a antibióticos
Dodging magic bullets

The evolution of antibiotic resistance is probably the most spectacular example of evolution of a biological system innovation that we have had the opportunity to observe in real time.

Endless forms

The monograph Endless forms explores some of the most pressing challenges we face as a species.