Latest Evolution Stories
A biologist at the Imperial College London has created an interactive website that allows users to explore evolutionary history by clicking and zooming in on a virtual tree of life.
Ecologists in the University of Georgia Odum School of Ecology have found that evolutionary diversity can be an effective method for identifying hotspots of mammal biodiversity.
A new study suggests that the reason worker bees are such a highly skilled and specialized workforce is that the genes controlling their behavior are re-shuffled frequently, helping evolution build a better bee.
New work by Dr. Stuart A. Newman, professor of cell biology and anatomy at New York Medical College, develops a concept that dramatically alters one of the basic assumptions of the theory of evolution.
A key assumption that biologists have relied on widely over the past quarter-century in studying the evolution of protein molecules is "highly questionable".
The findings of the this study provide some of the first measurable evidence that the process of natural selection and genetic diversity is driven by the predator-prey relationship between insects and plants.
New investigation of tissues and signaling pathways in finches' beaks reveals surprising flexibility in the birds' evolutionary toolkit
In relationships based on mutuality, the number of individuals involved can determine the rate at which species evolve
Researchers have documented the step-by-step process in which organisms evolve new functions with the help of Escherichia Coli.
In what could be the ultimate act of feminism, wild female North American pit vipers have been shown to give birth without mating.
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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