Evolution

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
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The findings suggest many existing coral habitats may have been created by coralliths.
by University of Edinburgh
12:46pm
10.18.2017
Scientists have found that primitive jellyfish Cassiopea sleep, implying that sleep may be largely untouched by millennia of evolution.
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
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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
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
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
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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
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
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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
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
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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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Chrysocoma cilliata came to the attention of environmental managers as it proliferates under drought conditions, and rapidly colonizes degraded landscapes.
by University of the Witwatersand
3:01pm
7.31.2017
This new study suggests that a single domestication event of modern dogs from a population of gray wolves occurred between 20,000 and 40,000 years ago.
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10:20am
7.19.2017
Researchers from the University of Manchester have discovered that due to the massive size and weight of the dinosaur the T. rex’s leg bones would have buckled...
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8:00am
7.19.2017
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Little is known about the origin and early evolution of the Notosuchia, hitherto unknown in the Jurassic period.
by PeerJ
2:09pm
7.17.2017
These fossils all occur in sedimentary rocks -- chert -- in what was once shallow water.
by Penn State
8:57am
7.14.2017
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An exceptionally-preserved fossil from the Alps in eastern Switzerland has revealed the best look so far at an armoured reptile from the Middle Triassic.
by University Of Oxford
9:32am
6.30.2017
Egyptologists from the University of Basel have reexamined an artificial wooden big toe.
by University Of Basel
10:12am
6.27.2017
A closer look at a ancient fossil has scientists rethinking the evolution of fish.
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11:15am
6.23.2017
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