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New species of ‘terror bird’ discovered

By Sid Perkins 9 April 2015 4:00 pm Famed for their large hooked beaks and a presumed taste for meat, flightless phorusrhacids, also known as “terror birds,” were among South America’s top … Continue reading

April 28, 2015 · Leave a comment

How Sex Keeps The Species Healthy

February 19, 2015 | by Stephen Luntz A theory for why sexual reproduction is usually a better method for transferring genes than asexual reproduction has gained support. In the process, scientists … Continue reading

February 26, 2015 · Leave a comment

The big issues (Evolution Series – Part 7 – Finale)

All available evidence supports the central conclusions of evolutionary theory, that life on Earth has evolved and that species share common ancestors. Biologists are not arguing about these conclusions. But … Continue reading

October 1, 2014 · 1 Comment

Speciation (Evolution Series – Part 5)

What are species anyway, and how do new ones evolve? Here, you can explore different ways to define a species and learn about the various processes through which speciation can … Continue reading

September 22, 2014 · 1 Comment

Micro-evolution (Evolution Series – Part 4)

House sparrows have adapted to the climate of North America, mosquitoes have evolved in response to global warming, and insects have evolved resistance to our pesticides. These are all examples … Continue reading

September 20, 2014 · 1 Comment

Mechanisms: the processes of evolution (Evolution Series – Part 3)

Evolution is the process by which modern organisms have descended from ancient ancestors. Evolution is responsible for both the remarkable similarities we see across all life and the amazing diversity … Continue reading

September 10, 2014 · 2 Comments

The history of life: looking at the patterns (Evolution Series – Part 2)

The central ideas of evolution are that life has a history — it has changed over time — and that different species share common ancestors. Here, you can explore how … Continue reading

September 8, 2014 · 1 Comment

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