Scientists announced on March 1, 2017 that they’ve identified the remains of 3,770-million-year-old microorganisms. Continue reading
There’s a new trend in agriculture called vertical farming. Continue reading
A new study published in the peer-reviewed journal Science on February 10, 2017 is challenging long-held ideas about how horses evolved. Paleontologist Juan Cantalapiedra and team compiled decades of previous research into an evolutionary tree of 138 horse species (seven of which exist today), spanning roughly 18 million years. Continue reading
Scientists have created living bacteria with two extra letters of genetic code, nicknamed X, and Y for short. Continue reading
Vegetables are chock-full of essential vitamins and minerals, but how should you eat them to get the most nutritious bang for your buck? Continue reading
Is the fish on your plate what you think it is?
Food is an extremely important part of our lives. People are concerned about the rising cost of food and where their food comes from. Consumers want to know if they are getting what they pay for. Beginning in September 2016, senior biology and science students across Canada will be able to use free DNA barcoding kits to find out!
A frog’s tongue can get prey into its mouth in less time than it takes for you to blink – just seven hundredths of a second. Continue reading
For several centuries, people though diseases were caused by wandering clouds of poisonous vapor. Continue reading