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Scientists have been trying to unravel what killed nearly all of Earth’s animals 400 million years ago. Could it be monstrous deformities caused by toxic metals in the ocean?<p>Toxic metals unleashed by depleted oxygen in the oceans may have helped trigger one of the largest extinctions of life in the …

Research shows evolution in real time

In ongoing research to record the interaction of environment and evolution, a team led by University of California, Riverside biologist David Reznick …

'Tree of life' for 2.3 million species released

A first draft of the "tree of life" for the roughly 2.3 million named species of animals, plants, fungi and microbes—from platypuses to puffballs—has …

Frozen Giant Virus Still Infectious After 30,000 Years

It's 30,000 years old and still ticking: A giant virus recently discovered deep in the Siberian permafrost reveals that huge ancient viruses are much …

Watch: Theory vs Hypothesis vs Law Explained

It doesn't mean what you think it means.<p>Most of us at some point have ended up getting into a fight with someone who doesn't think that climate …

Viruses ARE Alive, And They’re Older Than Modern Cells, New Study Suggests

Our best insight yet into where viruses came from.<p>Viruses have a huge impact on our lives, and we're making great strides into understanding how to …

Real-time analysis of metabolic products

Biologists at ETH Zurich have developed a method that, for the first time, makes it possible to measure concentration changes of several hundred …

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