People worry that deadly viruses like Ebola could turn into airborne forms that could cause a worldwide epidemic. But there are reasons to think it is unlikely.
You've heard all the stories surrounding GMOs, but do you know the facts? Let's explore the realm of genetic engineering, and discover what fears you should and shouldn't have about GMOs.
By mimicking the warning cues of unpalatable insects palatable insects gain a defense against predation. However, for this defense strategy to work models must outnumber their mimics.
Bacteria naturally develop resistance to antibiotics, and the unnecessary use of antibiotics in meat production and the treatment of human disease is accelerating this process.
Are you familiar with the term biological arms race? No, the term does not refer to a race to concoct the most potent biological weapon. So then what is a biological arms race? Well, the term refers t
Why would a person or animal choose to commit a seemingly selfless act that is disadvantageous to their own survival? Biological altruism is defined as the behavioral tendency of organisms to promote the survival of another organism (usually of the...