Archivo: Cosmos

Mass extinction allowed new combinations to rise up, DNA analysis shows.

A DNA “knot” breaks several rules thought hard and fast. Now the race is on to understand it.

Research finds a fundamental link between enforcement and the suppression of selfish behaviour.

Changes in post-USSR food systems drove emissions down.

Half a billion years ago, early complex life didn’t rely on luck to get a feed.

Fresh analysis red flags earlier findings that suggested Arctic nestlings were being preyed upon at record rates.

Can the shape of a distant galaxy point to the nature of dark matter?

Endurance ability is more about food than fitness, research reveals.

With no instructions or help, an artificial intelligence program masters a popular video game, against expectations.

Remarkable find suggests group behavioural rules are very ancient.