It’s curious how adaptations that could have evolved by natural selection are nevertheless seen as evidence for Intelligent Design. Indeed, in the case of diarrhea and the appendix, as ID adv…
Source: ID craziness: Diarrhea and the appendix are signs of intelligent design « Why Evolution Is True
Erasmus Darwin remains largely unread in an age when he could be read online for free. There must be something amiss with Ed Simon’s assumption that persons of his type can “cure the world.”
Source: Charles Darwin’s grandfather’s poetry prophesied evolutionary theory | Uncommon Descent
Microbiologists observed E. coli as the bacteria rapidly acquired new genes.
Source: Scientists Tracked Evolution Of Antibiotic Resistance In Real Time
A couple of evolutionary biologists were having fun, tossing around ideas of how Godzilla gets bigger with every movie, until their light-hearted research project turned serious.
Source: Godzilla, evolution and human anxiety about big, scary things | Ottawa Citizen
A mass die-off of seabirds in the Bering Sea may be partially attributable to climate change, according to a new study.
Source: Mass die-off of puffins recorded in the Bering Sea: Climate-induced food shifts may be to blame — ScienceDaily
A collaborative study led by archaeologists, geneticists and museum curators is providing answers to previously unsolved questions about life in sub-Saharan Africa thousands of years ago.
Source: Ancient DNA tells the story of the first herders and farmers in east Africa — ScienceDaily
In August of 1987 the world came together after a panic-attack over ongoing depletion of atmospheric ozone, aka: The Ozone Hole. Subsequently, global agreem
Source: Ozone-Depleting CFCs Return
Dr. Roger Cooke explains that, according to a new study, sea levels could rise by over 2 meters by the end of the century
Source: Rising Seas Could Generate 187 Million Climate Refugees by 2100
Scientists offer a solution to the fast-approaching physical minimum for transistor size: a multi-value logic transistor based on zinc oxide, capable of two stable intermediate states between 0 and 1.
Source: Beyond 1 and 0: Engineers boost potential for creating successor to shrinking transistors — ScienceDaily