Topic: Evolution

On Valentine’s Day, Let’s Remember the Evolution of Love

Feb. 15, 2018
Valentine's Day

More people should know evolution has equipped us with the glories of love.

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New Way to Map Ecological Niches

Aug. 30, 2017
Thorny Devil

A new "periodic table" of ecological niches could help scientists understand how a warming climate may be spurring changes in species around the globe

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Mass Extinction Triggers Golden Age of Frogs

July 3, 2017
African tree frog (genus: Boophis)

The dinosaur-killing mass extinction 66 million years ago cleared the way for frogs to rapidly diversify

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Outnumbered and on Others’ Turf, Misfits Sometimes Thrive

May 31, 2017
Stickleback Fish From a Stream and a Lake

A long-held prediction in evolutionary theory, that misfits are losers, doesn't always hold.

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How Complex Life Arose

Jan. 11, 2017
Hydorthermal Sediments

New findings support a hypothesis that complex life, includng humans, first arose from the merger of simpler life forms.

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