Why should you care about phenotypic plasticity? Julie Reynolds provides some suggestions with the help of tiger mosquitoes.
Science Corner: More than Three Chromosomes in a Trench Coat Part 3
Julie Reynolds is back with armored water fleas, gregarious grasshoppers, and what cabbage beetles do on their winter vacation.
Science Corner: More than Three Chromosomes in a Trench Coat Part 2
Julie Reynolds explains how different cells can wind up with different phenotypes even though they have the same genes, thanks to epigenetics.
Science Reader Question: Putting the Biology in Evolutionary Biology
When evolution is called “settled science,” it’s easy to imagine the theory as largely in our scientific past. For many biologists, evolution is integral to their scientific present and future.