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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...

First Page of Darwin's Origin of Species showing title of the book. By Fernando Venzano on Unsplash

The Idea that Changed the World: Darwin and Evolution by Natural Selection l Blogpost

November 24th is World Evolution Day. It is celebrated because a paper was published that changed scientific thinking completely. On November 24, 1859, Charles Darwin published his work: On the Origin...

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.

A close up of a double helix strand of DNA in gold

Evolution may not be as random as we thought

Evolution may not be as random as we thought according to a new study that analysed the pangenome of a single bacterium.

A Gan's egg-eating snake that has swallowed a much larger egg relative to its size.

A little snake that can swallow a huge meal

A little snake that can swallow a huge meal has been discovered in Africa. It can swallow prey much larger than its size due to its soft, stretchy mouth.

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Endless forms, most beautiful — Darwin and On the Origin of Species

Charles Darwin's trip aboard the HMS Beagle helped him to understand the diversity of life on Earth & led to his theory of evolution via natural selection.

Stairs going upwards into two gigantic stone feet on either side. From Sri Lanka

10 amazing things we learned about our human ancestors in 2022

10 amazing things we learned about our human ancestors in 2022 relating to evolution, human history and anthropology.

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