Molecular Evolution

Topic Image Rail

time special

Scientists are exploring new ideas about timekeeping in our brains, the evolution of biological clocks and time’s direction in the universe.

17-year cicada

TAKING ITS TIME  Circadian clocks in some animals tick-tock to a different beat, like this member of brood II, one of the 17-year cicada species that emerged in 2013.

Woolly mammoths

Woolly mammoths were fat, hairy and could tolerate extreme cold. Now researchers have tracked down some molecular changes that contributed to those adaptations.

Subscribe to RSS - Molecular Evolution