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Evolution

To human brains, the sight and smell of sickness are a bigger deal than the sum of their parts.

Nala Rogers, Staff Writer

Millions of years before humans existed, insects cultivated fungus that could not survive in the wild.

Nala Rogers, Staff Writer

New findings suggest current oxygen-producing bacteria borrowed the ability from a possibly extinct lifeform.

Charles Q. Choi, Contributor

Old females decide when and where their tribe will travel.

Nala Rogers, Staff Writer

Evolutionary psychologist Gad Saad explains how the biological imperative to spread one's genes underlies our rituals of romantic love.

Nala Rogers, Staff Writer

Pesticide-treated bed nets trigger rapid evolution and resistance in one common species of sub-Saharan African mosquito, new study finds.

Nala Rogers, Staff Writer

Males have better spatial skills, but stubbornness holds them back on a simple task.

Nala Rogers, Staff Writer

A long-held explanation for the spectacular diversity of fishes turns out to be wrong.

Viviane Callier, Contributor

The process of evolution helped shape jellyfish to move through the water using almost no energy.

Karin Heineman, ISTV Executive Producer

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