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Posts tagged evolutionary advantage

December 1, 2011

 

bee_flower

Landing Strips For Bees

Flowers broadcast their hidden treasure with bright colors, sweet scents and beautiful markings. However, flowers' markings are more than cosmetic...

February 24, 2005

 

Jamaican Click Beetle

Do you know anything about the Jamaican click beetle? It’s a bioluminescent insect and it’s belly glows orange. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

November 17, 2003

 

Why Giving Birth Hurts

Find out why giving birth hurts on this Moment of Science.

September 27, 2003

 

Evolutionary Psychics

After all, for the basic body plan to change, not only do you need a random genetic mutation that results in a sixth finger, but that mutation must also provide an evolutionary advantage when it comes to reproduction.

September 27, 2003

 

Mind Reading

Sometimes we get letters here at Moment of Science asking whether psychics are for real.

September 27, 2003

 

Spots and Stripes

Why do some creatures have spots and stripes, while others don't?

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