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May 24, 2016

 

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Evolving Better Eyes

A small crustacean called Daphnia provides evidence that larger eye size yields a reproductive advantage.

April 21, 2016

 

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Maggot Evolution

Maggots demonstrate how speciation occurs not only because of geographical separation, but also preference.

December 11, 2015

 

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The Snake with Four Legs

A paleobiologist makes a discover about a snake fossil—it once had four legs to stand on.

June 29, 2015

 

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Seahorse Dreams        

Small seahorse and large seahorse pairs are more successful at reproducing than mid-sized seahorses. Here's why:

June 11, 2015

 

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Mind Reading 

Like consciousness, could telepathic abilities be developed throughout the course of human evolution?

February 6, 2015

 

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Debating Evolution

When creationists ask for evidence supporting evolution, ask how much time they've got.

November 14, 2014

 

Privet Hawkmoth

The Color of Dark

Hawkmoths not only have excellent night vision, but they can distinguish between colors in the dark.

September 13, 2014

 

Red and green beans clump on a Robusta coffee plant.

Evolution of the Java Jive

Researchers find that caffeine evolved in coffee, tea, and chocolate independently.

June 20, 2014

 

A box jelly swims in an aquarium tank

The Incredible Eye Of The Box Jellyfish

The box jellyfish shows us that evolution is able to produce eyes in more than one way.

April 16, 2014

 

A coffee mug filled with roasted coffee beans

Scientists Create Coffee-Chomping Bacteria

Though you may think you love caffeine, you're no match for this custom-built E. coli strain.

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