Latest Natural selection Stories
With the advances in genetic screening and fertility, the future of prospective parents being able to pick and choose what traits they want in their yet-to-be conceived children may not be too far away.
In an effort to improve rice varieties, a Purdue University researcher was part of a team that traced the evolutionary history of domesticated rice by using a process that focuses on one gene.
Richard Dawkins' Extended Phenotype (EP) concept is as relevant now as when it was first proposed 26 years ago and is not at odds with other evolutionary explanations.
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.
Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciencia scientists turn back clock on evolution in fruit fly to provide key insights into basic mechanisms of evolution.
Scientists encourage 'continuous and effective management' and further study of these 'spectacular and emblematic' reptiles.
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.
McGill researchers prove Darwin right about how evolution can affect a whole group.
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.
U.S. scientists have discovered the chains of proteins found in most living organisms act as adaptive machines, able to control their own evolution.
- Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
- A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).