A quick genetic test can now identify illegally hunted wild game that is traded on the global market.
Researchers manipulated mouse DNA to discover a new genetic link to human hearing loss.
An indigenous community in the Bolivian Amazon is shedding light on the risk factors for heart disease.
As the Amazon's tree canopy is cut, more local species are becoming known to science.
Desertification has left Mali's Lake Faguibine nearly completely empty.
Biologists have traced the deadliest form of malaria to its source.
For some species, cancer can be a deciding factor between survival and extinction.
3-D brain model provides clues about primate brain evolution.
A key group of extinct primates takes its place on our ancestral tree.
A study of hantavirus shows that when biodiversity declines, disease risk increases.