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Escherichia Coli under the microscope
2012-09-20 06:24:09

Researchers have documented the step-by-step process in which organisms evolve new functions with the help of Escherichia Coli.

Queen Of Spades Key To New Evolutionary Hypothesis
2012-05-11 03:02:13

Microscopic ocean plankton mimic card also known as the Black Queen.

2012-01-27 10:11:44

In the current issue of Science, researchers at Michigan State University demonstrate how a new virus evolves, which sheds light on how easy it can be for diseases to gain dangerous mutations.

2011-03-25 18:35:49

In some cases, less fit organisms may out-survive their in-shape counterparts, according to a study reported in the March 18 issue of Science.

2011-03-22 12:56:20

When it comes to survival of the fittest, it’s sometimes better to be an adaptable tortoise than a fitness-oriented hare.

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2009-10-18 12:19:32

A 21-year Michigan State University experiment that distills the essence of evolution in laboratory flasks not only demonstrates natural selection at work, but could lead to biotechnology and medical research advances, researchers said.


Word of the Day
swell-mobsman
  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.