Ritvik Chaturvedi is a freelance science communicator.
Tardigrades and arthropods are an example of convergent, but independent, evolution whereby two species evolve to develop similar physical characteristics.
Genetic analyses reveal that the individual shares significant genetic ancestry with the present-day populations of Oceania.
Researchers note that this is an “evolutionary arms race”, not between two species, but between the different stages of life of the same species.
Graves like that of Suontaka and Vivallen indicate that gender identities might have been fluid in early medieval European societies
The introduction of human-made chemicals in water bodies can have adverse effects not only on the bacterioplankton community but on water ecology as a whole.
Microbial communities associated with the root biomass of hybrids differed considerably from the non-hybrid varieties.
Social inheritance also has a direct impact on the longevity of the mother and the female offspring.
A lot depends not only on the speed at which magma accumulates in the volcanic reservoir but also on the conditions in which it does.
Purslane is known for its phytochemicals such as alkaloids, flavonoids, catecholamines and carotenoids.
Asian foods such as soybean, banana and turmeric had reached the Mediterranean more than 3,000 years ago.