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Tag Archives: evolution
The world’s smallest vertebrate (Paedophryne amanuensis) was one of the new species described last year — out of an estimated 18,000. Recently, a student in my environmental legislation class approached me and asked a really good question: “Doesn’t teaching about … Continue reading
Creepy, fascinating, and just plain “wow-inspiring”, fungi that can control the behavior of insects are an incredible story from the files of evolution. This moth likely met the end of its life at the hand (or mycelium?) of a Cordyceps … Continue reading
Researchers document a new example of convergent evolution in bird lice. In terms of evolution, islands are special. The Galapagos Islands played a central role in the development of Darwin’s ideas on natural selection. Alfred Wallace found the same inspiration … Continue reading