The Marathon Gene: Mutation May Explain Why Modern Humans Can Go the Distance
Two to 3 million years ago, humans lost the use of a gene called CMAH. Around the same time, our species seemed to have developed an increased capacity for endurance running.
Spiders and Squid Could Help Solve Our Global Plastic Problem
As issues with mainstream plastic get more public attention, scientists turn to animals to innovate improvements and potential replacements.
Deadly Indonesia Earthquake Reached Rare ‘Supershear’ Speed
The exceptional speed of a 2018 earthquake may explain its catastrophic effects.