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2015-03-21 13:21:23

Uh oh. The use of so many antibiotics is continuing to add to the global problem of antibiotic resistance.

origin of life
2015-03-20 10:35:22

The interdependence of genetic material, proteins, and fatty lipids have long created a sort of paradox when it comes to trying to figure out how life on Earth originated, but a new study has proposed that all three factors originated from a pair of simple compounds.

2015-02-20 08:25:14

"Resistance" Debuts on iTunes and Amazon NASHVILLE, Tenn., Feb.

disease prone
2015-02-18 09:02:44

Well...not all diseases.

'Mr. Okay'
2015-02-06 08:57:19

Evolutionary researchers have determined that settling for "Mr. Okay" is a better evolutionary strategy than waiting for "Mr. Perfect."

bacteria
2015-01-29 18:16:31

Researchers from Tel Aviv University have developed a potential new way to combat MRSA and other antibiotic-resistant bacteria by sequencing the DNA of bacteria resistant to viral toxins and identifying novel proteins that could slow growth in these superbug-causing, antibiotic-resistant bacteria.

2015-01-08 23:08:05

As people everywhere ring in the New Year, resolutions will be made for a myriad of goals.

mantis shrimp
2015-01-05 10:16:08

While natural selection suggests having a greater number of partners and a genetically diverse group of offspring would be most beneficial, some creatures still opt to settle down with a single partner to raise a family. This is a theory as to why.

idiots
2014-12-12 16:17:04

A new study has found that men are idiots. We explore a possible reason behind this.

2014-12-10 23:08:50

Finding the perfect gift for a loved one or friend can be a difficult task, especially with the holidays only a few weeks away.


Latest Evolutionary biology Reference Libraries

2014-04-22 14:47:42

John Harold Ostrom (February 18, 1928 – July 16, 2005) was an American Paleontologist who was greatly influential in the revival of scientific research on Dinosaurs. He is best known for demonstrating that Dinosaurs were less like contemporary reptiles but more closely related to large, flightless birds like the ostrich – a theory that holds its ground in the paleontological community to this day. John Ostrom was born and raised in Schenectady, New York. His father was a physician, and...

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...

New Phytologist
2012-04-30 15:00:51

The New Phytologist is a peer-reviewed scientific journal published by Wiley-Blackwell on behalf of the New Phytologist Trust. It covers all aspects of plant science, with topics ranging from intracellular processes to global environmental change. Articles are published in the following categories: Original research articles, Research reviews, Commentaries, Letters, Meeting reports, Tansley reviews. The following topics and subtopics are covered: Physiology and development:...

Journal of Zoological Systematics and Evolutionary Research
2012-04-29 22:59:00

Journal of Zoological Systematics and Evolutionary Research is a quarterly peer-reviewed scientific journal published by Wiley-Blackwell. It was originally established in 1963, then reestablished in 1994 by John Wiley & Sons. It was published as ‘Zeitschrift für zoologische Systematik und Evolutionsforschung’ from March 1963 to June 1994. It was published by the Academic Publishers’ Association (Akademische Verlagsgesellschaft ) Frankfurt, Germany. The editor-in-chief is Dr....

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Word of the Day
meacock
  • An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
  • A timorous, cowardly fellow.
Probably a blend of meek and cock, or from meek +‎ -ock (“diminutive suffix”).