So that’s why…
It would be an amazing example of evolution — if it weren’t so tragic.
They live with us, but they’re not domesticated.
Saving biodiversity makes more sense than waiting millions of years for it to re-evolve.
The turtle relative is the oldest with a beak.
We’re taking you for a ride through evolutionary memory lane, carefully listing the members of our long family tree.
There’s a metaphor here, and an important lesson for ourselves.
I’m not complaining.
If the adults weren’t scary enough, the babies were also killing machines.
Baleen, one surprising fossil suggests, evolved from gums rather than teeth.
An incoming mass extinction isn’t as hard to spot as we’d believed.
You might have not heard his name, but you should have.
Instead of the domesticated horses deriving from today’s wild horses, it’s the other way around.
Sometimes, it’s good to remember that even evolution doesn’t want you to be perfect. Good enough is just fine.
Plants might have moved on to the land 100 million years earlier than we thought.
An amazing ‘living fossil’ suggests ancient marine life evolved the software for walking before the hardware.
Well here’s a shocker.
These proto-birds may have evolved just like their modern relatives.
The brain changes and the skull follows.
It’s the equivalent of your grandkids being a new species. Pretty crazy.