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2009-01-13 09:12:02

A new study shows that hunting and harvesting plants and animals creates an evolutionary development that causes them to decrease in size and reproduce sooner.

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2009-01-12 08:59:56

Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciencia scientists turn back clock on evolution in fruit fly to provide key insights into basic mechanisms of evolution.

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2008-11-27 11:15:00

Scientists encourage 'continuous and effective management' and further study of these 'spectacular and emblematic' reptiles.

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2008-11-26 09:51:09

The utility of sex, according to an intriguing new theory of evolutionary biology, may be its ability to promote genes that play well with many other partners rather than those that shine with just one specific set of genes.

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2008-11-20 10:08:03

McGill researchers prove Darwin right about how evolution can affect a whole group.

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2008-11-13 11:30:45

A team of Princeton University scientists has discovered that chains of proteins found in most living organisms act like adaptive machines, possessing the ability to control their own evolution.

2008-11-13 09:00:10

U.S. scientists have discovered the chains of proteins found in most living organisms act as adaptive machines, able to control their own evolution.

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2008-10-07 15:45:00

A leading British geneticist says that human evolution is coming to an end in the West due to a shortage of fathers over the age of 35, who are more likely to pass on genetic mutations to their children.

2008-10-01 15:00:10

DESPITE the impossibility of evolution ever happening, the evolutionist is certain that it has. The rigorously tested scientific evidence of evolution that J. C.

2008-09-17 03:00:11

By Wilson, David Sloan Wilson, Edward O The process known as group selection was once accepted unthinkingly, then was widely discredited; it's time for a more discriminating assessment Is evolution a team sport, or is the contest for survival played out strictly between individuals? There's no question that natural selection acts on individual organisms: Those with favorable traits are more likely to pass along their genes to the next generation.


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