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intelligent lifeforms among us
2015-05-22 10:39:16

One author suggests that we are not paying enough attention to our treatment of intelligent life already among us: animals.

populationbe
2015-05-18 11:47:06

Evolutionary selection is all about efficiency, so why do we still rely on males and sex to reproduce?

DNA-Cards_YaleNews
2015-05-15 14:30:18

Scientists from Yale found that the house of cards model describes evolutionary operations better than the other two main theories.

2015-05-11 12:35:13

BURLINGTON, Vt., May 11, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- iSystems, LLC today announced the acquisition of the technology code of an innovative end-to-end SaaS HRIS and Time and Labor Management system

missing link organism
2015-05-08 12:21:22

Researchers from the University of Vienna have reportedly discovered “a missing link” in the evolution of eukaryotes, organisms whose cells contain a nucleus and other organelles enclosed within a membrane, from simpler single-celled known as prokaryotes.

conifers
2015-04-28 15:26:27

An evolutionary mechanism that helped conifers survive for hundreds of millions of years is gradually being lost, and researchers at Brown University think they know why.

animals fight
2015-04-24 14:42:23

Biologists have long wondered why some animals ignore other species and others aggressively combat interlopers from another species.

fins to legs
2015-04-24 09:00:34

In Part I, we talked about how tetrapods, a group of animals including whales, dolphins, seals and sea turtles, returned to the sea having once survived on land. Other creatures such as snakes and elephants may also have changed their habitat multiple times.

ThinkstockPhotos-178548474 (1)
2015-04-22 13:34:28

Is the evil stepmother's favoring of her own children over Cinderella based on truth?

insect moulting
2015-04-22 08:30:00

Come a little closer. Let me get a better look. It’s true – if I squint up my eyes a bit, you really do look more like a sea urchin than a bug. Don’t take offense. There’s a very good reason for this imagined resemblance. Evolution takes strange paths and, scientifically, we humans are much more closely related to the sea urchin than we are to insects. But all three species have a common ancestor that probably lived more than 600 million years ago.


Latest Evolution Reference Libraries

Paleontology
2014-01-12 00:00:00

Paleontology or Palaeontology is the scientific study of prehistoric life, including the study of fossils to determine the organisms evolution and interactions with each other and their environments. Paleontological observations have been documented as far back as 5th century BC. The science became established in the 18th century as a result of Georges Cuvier’s work on comparative anatomy, and it developed quickly within the 19th century. The term itself comes from Greek palaios, meaning...

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overword
  • To say in too many words; to express verbosely.
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