Tag Archives: Evolution

Evolutionary prosperity

The success of insects has been the focus of a study, which highlights physiological processes within insects which may have led    ... more

A mammoth task

A team of researchers at the University of Chicago carried out the first in-depth analysis of the woolly mammoth genome recently.    ... more

Bridging an ancient gap

Within deep hydrothermal vents beneath the Arctic Ocean, scientists have discovered an organism that may be the evolutionary link between simple    ... more

Pecking at the genome

Researchers in Sweden and the US have revealed an interesting amount of interbreeding between Charles Darwin’s finch species through whole-genome sequencing.    ... more

The path of least resistance

The first new antibiotic to be discovered in 30 years was recently unearthed by an international team of scientists. It has    ... more

Genetic insight from Africa

All the information necessary to describe a living organism is contained within its genome, typically the DNA. Given the wide spectrum    ... more

A hive of sweet discovery

The honeybee brings colour and diversity to the landscape, as it pollinates flowers and delivers food to the rest of its    ... more

An affair of the heart

From Austen to Heyer, romance novels have been present from the early 1700s and onwards, pressing down deep into the genre    ... more

Unearthing a pivotal journey

Piecing together the story of human evolution gives scientists a glimpse into human ancestry and their evolutionary and physical journey to    ... more

Challenging the climate

For the flying champion of the bird world; the Godwit’s ability to judge weather conditions and its adaptability might saved the    ... more