Evolution

Researchers are using skeletal evidence to shed light on the migration patterns that led to the Roman Republic conquering most of the Mediterranean world.
3:23pm
6.20.2017
A team of archaeologists have shed light on the ancient human’s transition into modern humans.
3:24pm
6.14.2017
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Scientists are closer to unraveling the mystery of how the glass eel larvae know when and where to "hop off" the Gulf Stream.
by University Of Miami Rosenstiel School Of Marine & Atmospheric Science
4:07pm
6.12.2017
The effect might underlie the ability of fish to swim at widely varying speeds in all kinds of currents with great maneuverability.
by Brown University
1:04pm
6.8.2017
The discovery of uncovered fossil bones has pushed the date of the first ancient Homo sapiens back another 100,000 years.
10:38am
6.8.2017
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Researchers have discovered a third species of flying squirrel inhabiting the Pacific Coast.
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3:32pm
6.7.2017
New research reveals that a species of giant elephant that lived 1.5 million to 100,000 years ago is closely related to today's African forest elephant.
by University Of Illinois At Urbana-Champaign
10:16am
6.6.2017
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Earth’s earliest primates dwelled in treetops, not on the ground, according to an analysis of a 62-million-year-old partial skeleton.
by New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs
9:38am
6.2.2017
Species showing faster rates of genetic differentiation between populations are more likely to produce greater numbers of species over long timescales.
by University of Michigan
10:32am
6.1.2017
An international group of researchers has discovered that the most ancient dinosaurs' ancestors were quadrupedal.
by Kazan Federal University
10:32am
5.31.2017
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The researchers examined trace fossil data spanning a 200-million-year period of Earth during a seven-year long analysis.
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12:17pm
5.30.2017
The UC study examined one biological adaptation that might help to explain how these fish navigate and find food without benefit of sight -- asymmetry.
by University of Cincinnati
10:24am
5.25.2017
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These so-called photonic crystals give rise to structural color by only reflecting specific wavelengths of the incoming solar spectrum.
by University of Erlangen-Nuremberg
12:50pm
5.23.2017
An almost perfect fossil skeleton of a 2 1/2 year-old toddler was discovered at Dikika, Ethiopia---and she had a lot to say.
by University of Missouri-Columbia
3:33pm
5.22.2017
Biomarkers in the teeth of wild orangutans indicate nursing patterns related to food fluctuations in their habitats.
by Mount Sinai Health System
10:19am
5.18.2017
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The giant Tyrannosaurus rex pulverized bones by biting down with forces equaling the weight of three small cars.
by Florida State University
9:43am
5.17.2017
The research presents the long-awaited age of the naledi fossils from the Dinaledi Chamber.
by University of The Witwatersrand
10:27am
5.9.2017
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600-million-year old algae may represent the world’s oldest fossil.
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3:29pm
5.4.2017
Research by wildlife biologists is shattering conventional scientific understanding about American alligator growth and reproduction.
by Clemson University
9:57am
5.4.2017
Human beings and the roundworm C. elegans have more in common than you'd expect.
by KU Leuven (University of Leuven)
9:59am
5.3.2017
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Researchers have identified a new species of dinosaur that roamed present day Wyoming about 150 million years ago.
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3:40pm
5.2.2017
A new study provides evidence that bonobos may be more closely linked, anatomically, to human ancestors than common chimpanzees.
by George Washington University
10:22am
5.1.2017
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A new technique allows the remains of groups of hominids in these sediments to be traced, even in caves or in strata which have no skeletal remains.
by Spanish National Research Council (CSIC)
9:44am
4.28.2017
A Corythosaurus is now complete after being without its head for nearly a century.
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10:23am
4.27.2017
Researchers have used gene sequences from 161 modern breeds to assemble an evolutionary tree of dogs.
by Cell Press
9:43am
4.26.2017
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A new species of clingfish that has been stuck in a preserved jar in Australia since the 1970’s has finally been identified.
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3:21pm
4.18.2017
Scientists may have finally determined why animals that live in caves often become blind.
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3:33pm
4.17.2017
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Researchers previously thought that the early dinosaurs were about the size of a chicken and walked on two legs.
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3:40pm
4.12.2017
Deep within the dark depths of the sea many marine animals are providing their own electricity.
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10:21am
4.11.2017
Researchers believe the migration pattern began more than 13,000 years ago during the Late Glacial period.
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3:10pm
4.6.2017
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