Photo by Joanna Krosinka

Gene banks and seed vaults are saving and protecting crop seeds and the genetic diversity within crops, crop races, and some closely related species. There are some 1,700 gene and seed banks in the world with perhaps the most well-known being the...

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The crested duck is host to a mutation that can be lethal.

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Is paleo versus vegan the defining question of our time?

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Here’s the skinny: evolution is happening all the time, all around us. Living things are like one roiling mass of DNA. OK, so ...

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