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Galapagos Islands evolution
2014-05-08 03:00:51

The Galapagos Islands have an iconic status in the history of evolutionary study, now new research shows that the islands’ own geological past may have influenced the evolution of the chain’s native species.

2011-04-12 14:05:27

Animal and bird species found only on a single island should still be common within that island.

2010-08-04 16:33:25

According to evolutionary theory, natural selection favours traits that enhance dispersal of populations to new habitats.

Word of the Day
  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
The word 'dipsas' comes from a Greek word meaning 'thirst'.