Bedbugs rank high among the list of most unwanted human bedfellows, but until now, little was known about when they first originated
While coral reefs may be vital for diversification in present day, fragile near-shore environments were crucial for evolution some 480-360 million years ago
A comprehensive study looking at variations in Ichthyosaurus, a common British Jurassic ichthyosaur, also known as Sea Dragons
The major influences on ocean chemistry today are hydrothermal flow (hot water that has circulated through the crust) and surface weathering (the river transport of material eroded from land into the ocean)
Darwin referred to the origin of species as "that mystery of mysteries," and even today, more than150 years later, evolutionary biologists cannot fully explain how new animals and plants arise.