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May 10, 2019

 

The Parrot’s Surprising Evolutionary Past

When scientists studied parrot genes involved in brain development, they were surprised to find some unexpected similarities with humans.

May 8, 2019

 

Drunken Monkeys

In a 2015 study of Chimpanzees, the animals were observed seeking out and drinking alcohol.

April 30, 2019

 

Humans’ Paradoxical Love Of Coffee

In 2018 an international team of researchers reported that people who are more sensitive to the bitter taste of caffeine actually tend to drink more coffee.

April 9, 2019

 

Vikings Made Cats Bigger

A recent study from the University of Copenhagen decided to examine the many cat skeletons at the Zoological Museum in Copenhagen.

March 1, 2019

 

Smelling Your Way Around

Scientists at McGill University in Canada have found that people who have a great sense of smell are often also good navigators.

February 28, 2019

 

Dinosaur Feathers Found In Amber

Scientists have found evidence that dinosaurs had feathers.

September 20, 2018

 

How Did Saltwater Steelhead Trout Evolve To Live In Freshwater?

Within the last century, saltwater steelhead trout evolved to live in freshwater.

August 3, 2018

 

Batesian Mimicry

Let's discuss a phenomenon known as batesian mimicry and its contribution to the development of evolutionary theory.

July 5, 2018

 

Human Evolution And Climate Change

Massive earthquakes and climate change contributed to human evolution.

June 15, 2018

 

Why Don’t More Species Have Weaponized Tails?

Even though a porcupine's quills can scare off fearsome predators, they're nothing compared to the tail weaponry of dinosaurs.

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