Evolutionary Biology News
ARCHIVE VIDEO: 10 Years Later, Genetic Mutations Found Amongst Animals in Chernobyl Zone
April 24, 1996: Animals living in the contaminated area are found to be thriving.
New Tyrannosaur Species Debuts at the Smithsonian
A new species of tyrannosaur was announced today at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. The new species, Timurlengia euotica, a cousin of the Tyrannosaurus rex, "lived about 90 million years ago and fills a 20 million-year gap in the fossil record of tyrannosaurs," according to a
Secrets of 'Iceman': How a 5,300-Year-Old Mummy Sheds Light on Evolution , Migration
In 1991, two German hikers stumbled upon a frozen corpse that had been immaculately preserved beneath the ice in the Eastern Alps for over five millenia. Since the discovery, the 5300-year-old mummy – known as “Iceman” or “Ötzi” – has proven a paleomicrobiological goldmine, shedding light on diet
Can Marriage Survive Without Sexual Attraction?
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Michigan Farmer Unearths Bones of Rare Mammoth Hybrid From Nearly 15,000 Years Ago
A farmer near Ann Arbor, Michigan, recently unearthed the skull, tusks and other bones of a mammoth possibly butchered by early human hunters nearly 15,000 years ago, according to a paleontologist at the University of Michigan. Farmer and landowner James Bristle made the discovery on Monday night
Index: Second Death Linked to Salmonella in Cucumbers
states. The cucumbers, imported from Mexico, now being recalled. We have much more on our website for you. And a tantalizing new find about our human ancestors. National geographic taking cameras into a south african cave, at some points only seven inches wide. Researchers discovering a
New Human 'Relative' Had Smaller Brain With 'Human-Like' Hands and Feet, Scientists Say
Researchers in South Africa believe they may have uncovered a brand new “relative” to humans, and they have named the new branch of the family tree Homo naledi. The researchers said they stumbled on the find while deep in the Rising Star cave system in South Africa. The area where the remains were
Scientists Uncover Dolphin Fossils That May Provide Hints to Ancient Sea Level Rise
Smithsonian scientists believe a newly discovered dolphin fossil may provide clues to prehistoric climate change and evolution.
Human-Sized Sea Scorpion: What Scientists Learned From the Fossil
If you think scorpions are scary now, wait until you get a look at their human-sized prehistoric cousins. The Pentecopterus, named after a Greek warship that resembles the outline of the species, was a fearsome predator that lurked in the sea 460 million years ago, according to a study published on
Galapagos Volcano Eruption Threat to Wildlife Small Compared to Man-Made Issues
The eruption of a mile-high volcano on one of the Galapagos Islands this week has triggered concerns for the fragile and world-renowned ecosystem on the remote islands. But volcanic activity isn’t the biggest threat to the region made famous by Charles Darwin’s studies on evolution, according to