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All Stories by Carolyn Gramling
Humans evolved most slowly of all primates, with chimps a close second.
Sunlight triggers the entry of poisonous mercury into polar lakes, but it also removes most of the toxic compound before fish can consume it.
An ancient cellular pathway that determines cells' fates also inhibits fat formation in insects and mammals.