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17

Apr

Sharks aren’t the ‘living fossils’ we thought they wereLooking at the gills and jaws of a new fossil provided scientists with fresh insights into the evolution of sharks.

Sharks aren’t the ‘living fossils’ we thought they were
Looking at the gills and jaws of a new fossil provided scientists with fresh insights into the evolution of sharks.

12

Feb

Scientist creates lifelike cells out of metalResearcher says he has created living cells made of metal instead of carbon — and they may be evolving.

Scientist creates lifelike cells out of metal
Researcher says he has created living cells made of metal instead of carbon — and they may be evolving.

10

Feb

Bill Nye’s creationism debate: Right on the science but wrong for scienceAs a scientist debating the scientifically undebatable, Bill Nye’s doing far more harm than good, argues Peter Dykstra, publisher of The Daily Climate.

Bill Nye’s creationism debate: Right on the science but wrong for science
As a scientist debating the scientifically undebatable, Bill Nye’s doing far more harm than good, argues Peter Dykstra, publisher of The Daily Climate.

09

Feb

5 common myths about evolution
The ongoing ‘debate’ about evolution relies heavily on popular misconceptions. A Ph.D. student in biology created this infographic to clear up five persistent fallacies.

06

Feb

Bill Nye’s creationism debate wasn’t a total disaster, scientists saySome think that Nye did a fine job holding the evolutionary line against Ken Ham’s creationism, but others think the debate was little more than ‘spectacle.’

Bill Nye’s creationism debate wasn’t a total disaster, scientists say
Some think that Nye did a fine job holding the evolutionary line against Ken Ham’s creationism, but others think the debate was little more than ‘spectacle.’

05

Feb

Why good-looking cyclists are more likely to win the Tour de FranceThe preference for attractive, high-endurance partners could be an ‘evolutionary relic of our past.’

Why good-looking cyclists are more likely to win the Tour de France
The preference for attractive, high-endurance partners could be an ‘evolutionary relic of our past.’

Watch the Bill Nye, Ken Ham debateThe lengthy debate centered around the question ‘Is creation a viable model of origins in today’s modern scientific era?’.

Watch the Bill Nye, Ken Ham debate
The lengthy debate centered around the question ‘Is creation a viable model of origins in today’s modern scientific era?’.

14

Jan

The evolution of kissingKissing may have evolved to help people pick a compatible mate — and to keep the love going in long-term relationships.

The evolution of kissing
Kissing may have evolved to help people pick a compatible mate — and to keep the love going in long-term relationships.

12

Dec

What do lizard breathing patterns have to do with evolution?One-way breathing systems are found in birds to help them breathe in higher altitudes, and some researchers think dinosaurs had a similar system.

What do lizard breathing patterns have to do with evolution?
One-way breathing systems are found in birds to help them breathe in higher altitudes, and some researchers think dinosaurs had a similar system.

09

Nov

 Evolution’s other discoverer rememberedAlfred Russel Wallace is best known for coming up with the theory of evolution by natural selection independently of Charles Darwin.

Evolution’s other discoverer remembered
Alfred Russel Wallace is best known for coming up with the theory of evolution by natural selection independently of Charles Darwin.