Our research is countering some previous ideas about what factors might slow down ageing. Further study could help us create targeted treatments in humans too.
When offspring become more “costly” to make, mothers make fewer of them. And these offspring start life with fewer energy reserves.
When you’re warm and cozy inside, it can be natural to wonder if the animals you see outside your window this winter are doing OK. Don’t worry – they’re doing better out there than you would.
Climate was the main factor that triggered the evolution of warm-bloodedness in mammals and the subsequent mammalian evolutionary success.