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Posts tagged evolutionary biology

August 18, 2008

 

Reddish Ant on a Leaf

Parasites that Turn Ants into Berries!

Scientists working in Panama have discovered a parasitic worm that infects a certain species of ant, altering the ant to look like a red, ripe berry.

December 12, 2007

 

Hand picking apple from tree

Humans Take A Stand Part 2

One theory as to why humans began walking upright notes that when our species was just getting its start, the ability to reach up for fruit was beneficial.

December 12, 2007

 

Chimpanzee sitting upright

Humans Take A Stand Part 1

Among all the primates, we humans are the only ones that stand on two legs. How did it come about that we do every day what nobody else does?

March 8, 2006

 

A diagrap of the human body

What’s The Point Of The Appendix?

Can you really survive without an appendix?

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