evolution

Reconstruction of the face of 75,000-year-old female Neanderthal from cave where species buried their dead. University of Cambridge

The Face of a 75,000-Year-Old Neanderthal

The Face of a 75,000-Year-Old Neanderthal has been reconstructed shedding light on the Evolution of our cousins.

A light microscopy image shows the marine haptophyte algae Braarudosphaera bigelowii with a black arrow pointing to the nitroplast organelle. (Photo credit: Tyler Coale)

Scientists Discover Two Living Things Merging In Rare Event

Scientists have discovered two living things merging together in a rare event and becoming a nitrogen-fixing organism.

Silhouette of bird flying by the Sun on June 21, 2022. June Solstice. 360onhistory.com

Podcast Episode 86 l Drastic Changes in Bird Evolution

Recent advancements in genomic sequencing and analysis have started to unravel the intricate story of avian evolution. Two studies, published on April 1 in the journals Proceedings of the National Aca...

A goldfinch perched on a stem of a planet with some brown grasses in the background. A new study says that Britain has lost 73 million birds over the last 50 years

We were so wrong about bird evolution

Two studies, published on April 1 in the journals Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) and Nature, shed light on a genetic anomaly approximately 65 million years old (exactly when th...

Franklin at work, 1955. She is bent over and looking through a microscope in this black and white image.

Podcast Episode 82 l Rosalind Franklin

Podcast Episode 82 is on Rosalind Franklin a British chemist and X-ray crystallographer, whose work was central to understanding the structure of DNA.

Black and white photo of Rosalind Franklin. She is wearing a pearl necklage and looking sideways at the camera with a slight smile. Her chin is on the fingers of her hand.

Fantastic Women Series l Rosalind Franklin l DNA Pioneer

This Fantastic Women Series blogpost is on Rosalind Franklin, DNA Pioneer, who, with Raymond Gosling took the famous double helix Photo 51.

Black and white photo of Charles Darwin in his later years with a beard on the top left. Top right, drawing of Darwin's first evolutionary tree.
During the Darwin family's 1868 holiday in her Isle of Wight cottage, Julia Margaret Cameron took portraits showing the bushy beard Darwin grew between 1862 and 1866.

Podcast l Darwin and Evolution by Natural Selection

This is our Podcast on Darwin & Evolution by Natural Selection celebrating Darwin Day on February 12, and World Evolution Day on November 24.

Homo neanderthalensis cranium (Tabun 1) © The Trustees of the Natural History Museum, London

New fossil dating techniques change human evolution timeline

New fossil dating techniques have been used that have changed the human evolution timeline from what we had previously thought.

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