New insights into cardiovascular disease from evolutionary biology

Progress in reducing cardiovascular disease is stalling in the United States. Development of new ways of preventing and treating cardiovascular disease has proved frustrating recently with several trials of promising interventions, ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Is a biological driver behind the need for self-fulfillment?

As human beings, what drives us to higher levels of existence? Once we have satisfied the basics - food, shelter, a mate, children - then what? For many it's the idea of self-actualization, or realizing our full potential.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Zika-bearing mosquitoes quickly invade and adapt to new environments

The Zika-bearing mosquito Aedes aegypti is not only spreading rapidly but has shown a remarkable ability to adapt quickly to different locales and climates, according to Jeffrey Powell, professor of ecology and evolutionary ...

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