Latest Convergent evolution Stories
Convergent evolution – the evolution of similar traits in drastically different types of creatures – is widespread not just at the physical level but also at the genetic level, according to new research published in this week’s edition of the journal Nature.
A new website that explains why humans have the same type of eye as an octopus has been launched by a team of scientists at Cambridge University.
Echolocation may have evolved more than once in bats, according to new research from the University of Bristol published last week in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS).
- Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
- A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).