Dr. Sydney Brenner, the visionary molecular biologist and Nobel laureate who turned a humble soil worm into one of the most-studied organisms in biology, passed away on April 5, 2019 in Singapore. He was 92.
The host immune system has a limited impact on the evolution of the influenza virus, A*STAR researchers find.
By turning a pathogenic yeast into an immunity-conferring symbiont, a team of A*STAR researchers is unraveling mysteries behind gut evolution and universal vaccines
A new book spans 14 billion years of evolution and explores humanity’s place in time.
Genetic study reveals how seahorses lost their teeth and pelvic fins, and acquired male pregnancy
Genetic comparisons provide insight into the evolution of a crucial filament protein in animals, plants and bacteria
Whole-genome sequencing of the elephant shark offers insights into bone disease and immunity in humans
Evidence that disproves a long-standing assumption about fish development gives insight into the evolution of skeletons
A new computer program readily identifies rare mutations harbored within diverse populations of cancer cells and microorganisms
Experiments reveal that the gene controlling the development of an important human organelle hails back to primitive invertebrates
Analysis of the genome of a primitive seafloor dweller shows that a well-known system for controlling DNA damage is highly conserved evolutionarily