Evolution

Researchers make discovery at the cellular level to help understand the basic processes of all life on our planet.
by The University of Montana
7:00am
1.8.2018
Study finds that worms that fertilize themselves lost one-fourth of their genome, including genes that make sperm competitive.
by University Of Maryland
12:31pm
1.5.2018
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Genetic analysis of ancient DNA from an infant found at an Interior Alaska archaeological site has revealed a previously unknown population of ancient people.
by University Of Alaska Fairbanks
3:40pm
1.3.2018
A decades old mystery regarding a centuries old sea creature may have been solved.
8:15am
12.22.2017
The new findings also add to recent evidence that an interval of Earth's history often referred to as the Boring Billion may not have been so boring, after all.
by McGill University
9:13am
12.21.2017
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Researchers confirmed that fossils discovered in a nearly 3.5 billion-year-old piece of rock in Western Australia are the oldest fossils ever found.
by University of Wisconsin-Madison
3:30pm
12.18.2017
Researchers have found additional bones of a mammoth on the same site they found skeletal remains of the Ice Age-era animal in 2015.
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10:28am
12.1.2017
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Scientists studying the effects of tsunamis have now shed light on what could be the earliest record of a person killed in a tsunami.
by Field Museum
10:05am
10.26.2017
Phosphorous is a necessary ingredient in many molecules critical for life, including our DNA.
by Stanford University
9:09am
10.23.2017
The findings suggest many existing coral habitats may have been created by coralliths.
by University of Edinburgh
12:46pm
10.18.2017
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Scientists have found that primitive jellyfish Cassiopea sleep, implying that sleep may be largely untouched by millennia of evolution.
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3:06pm
10.17.2017
Genes which determine animal complexity – or what makes humans so much more complex than a fruit fly or a sea urchin – have been identified for the first time.
by University of Portsmouth
3:20pm
10.3.2017
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Oxford University scientists have shed new light on how the Earth was first formed.
by University of Oxford
2:58pm
9.27.2017
The fauna of deep seabed tends to be relatively unknown due to the difficulty of collecting samples at great depths.
by FECYT
10:22am
9.27.2017
The giant asteroid that took out the entire population of dinosaurs likely led to the evolution of birds, according to a new study.
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2:49pm
9.21.2017
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Researchers have shown that molecules brought to earth in meteorite strikes could potentially be converted into the building blocks of DNA.
by University Of York
11:04am
9.15.2017
A type of glycan—which can survive even in a four-million-year old animal fossil—can provide scientists crucial information when DNA is not available.
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3:12pm
9.12.2017
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The dinosaur-to-bird transition that occurred in reptiles millions of years ago was accompanied by profound changes in the skull roof of those animals.
by Jim Shelton, Yale News
3:23pm
9.11.2017
Researchers find a drop in some harmful genetic mutations in longer-lived people.
by Columbia University
9:55am
9.7.2017
The footprints are approximately 5.7 million years old and were made at a time when previous research puts our ancestors in Africa.
by Uppsala University
10:29am
9.5.2017
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The fossil was discovered in 1964 by private fossil collectors, but scientists were only recently invited to study the specimen.
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2:42pm
8.28.2017
Collaboration creates highest-resolution scan of a large tyrannosaur skull.
by Doe/Los Alamos National Laboratory
2:52pm
8.15.2017
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A team from Rutgers University believe the fossil of the newly named Nyanzapithecus alesi can enhance the knowledge of ape and human evolution.
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3:37pm
8.9.2017
The fountains standing next to the Museo del Prado are built using a sedimentary rock full of gastropod shells from the time of the dinosaurs.
by FECYT
9:27am
8.7.2017
Long before dinosaurs roamed the Earth, a bizarre creature with a Venus flytrap-like head swam the seas.
by Seth Borenstein, AP Science Writer
3:08pm
8.3.2017
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Flowering plants with are by far the most diverse group of plants on Earth.
by University of Vienna
12:49pm
8.2.2017
A nocturnal, cave-dwelling bird could be the key for engineers seeking to build an enhanced operating system.
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9:48am
8.2.2017
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Scientists believe they have pieced together more of the puzzle of the world’s most catastrophic extinction.
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3:31pm
8.1.2017
Scientists have discovered a whole genome duplication during the evolution of spiders and scorpions.
by Baylor College Of Medicine
3:04pm
8.1.2017
Only other record is Cretaceous-era fossil from Argentina.
by Drexel University
3:08pm
7.31.2017
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