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Slashdot Items Tagged "evolution"

Date / TimeStory
Thursday July 02, 2015 @08:17AM Creating Bacterial "Fight Clubs" To Discover New Drugs
Sunday June 28, 2015 @01:29AM Genetic Rescue Efforts Could Help Coral Shrug Off Warmer Oceans
Friday June 12, 2015 @07:01PM Why Our Brains Can't Process the Gravest Threats To Humanity
Tuesday June 02, 2015 @11:59AM Scientists Discover Sawfish Escape Extinction Through "Virgin Births"
Thursday May 14, 2015 @09:12AM Studying the Roots of Individuality
Sunday April 19, 2015 @03:07PM If Earth Never Had Life, Continents Would Be Smaller
Saturday April 18, 2015 @01:30PM Resistance To Antibiotics Found In Isolated Amazonian Tribe
Thursday April 09, 2015 @08:47AM Did Natural Selection Make the Dutch the Tallest People On the Planet?
Tuesday April 07, 2015 @10:24AM "Brontosaurus" Name Resurrected Thanks To New Dino Family Tree
Wednesday March 25, 2015 @04:27PM Researchers: Smartphone Use Changing Our Brain and Thumb Interaction
Friday March 20, 2015 @10:44PM Meet the Carolina Butcher, a 9-Foot Crocodile That Walked On Two Legs
Friday March 06, 2015 @11:17PM The Origin of Life and the Hidden Role of Quantum Criticality
Friday March 06, 2015 @09:40PM Oldest Human Fossil Fills In 2.8-Million-Year-Old Gap In Evolution
Tuesday March 03, 2015 @10:57AM Methane-Based Life Possible On Titan
Sunday February 22, 2015 @12:14AM Humans' Big Brains Linked To a Small Stretch of DNA
Saturday February 21, 2015 @07:40PM Drug-Resistant Malaria May Pose Major Threat
Thursday February 19, 2015 @09:00AM Could Fossils of Ancient Life From Earth Reside On the Moon?
Sunday February 08, 2015 @06:29PM Photosynthesizing Sea Slugs Steal Genes From Algae
Thursday January 29, 2015 @11:20AM Scientists Discover How To Track Natural Errors In DNA Replication
Thursday January 22, 2015 @09:41AM Science By Democracy Doesn't Work
Monday December 29, 2014 @10:11PM Being Colder May Be Good For Your Health
Friday December 12, 2014 @12:25PM Time To Remove 'Philosophical' Exemption From Vaccine Requirements?
Monday December 08, 2014 @11:15AM The Ancestor of Humans Was an "Artist" 500,000 Years Ago
Sunday November 30, 2014 @06:57PM Game Theory Analysis Shows How Evolution Favors Cooperation's Collapse
Tuesday November 11, 2014 @10:22AM Earth's Oxygen History Could Explain "Darwin's Dilemma" In Evolution
Monday November 10, 2014 @03:04PM A/C Came Standard On Some Armored Dinosaur Models
Monday October 27, 2014 @01:17PM Creationism Conference at Michigan State University Stirs Unease
Thursday October 16, 2014 @06:30PM Scientists Find Rats Aren't Smarter Than Mice, and That's Important
Monday September 29, 2014 @01:44PM Study: An Evolutionary "Arms Race" Shaped the Human Genome
Wednesday August 27, 2014 @02:28PM Fish raised on land give clues to how early animals left the seas
Monday August 11, 2014 @03:48PM Geneticists Decry Book On Race and Evolution
Thursday August 07, 2014 @08:16AM Ancient Worms May Have Saved Life On Earth
Tuesday August 05, 2014 @12:20PM Ancient Skulls Show Civilization Rose As Testosterone Fell
Saturday July 12, 2014 @06:22PM Chimpanzee Intelligence Largely Determined By Genetics
Tuesday July 08, 2014 @08:02AM Ancient Bird With Largest Wingspan Yet Discovered
Thursday July 03, 2014 @09:33AM Tibetans Inherited High-Altitude Gene From Ancient Human
Monday June 23, 2014 @08:22PM Climate Change Prompts Emperor Penguins To Find New Breeding Grounds
Monday June 16, 2014 @08:13PM Humans Not Solely To Blame For Passenger Pigeon Extinction
Thursday May 29, 2014 @10:20AM Belief In Evolution Doesn't Measure Science Literacy
Wednesday May 28, 2014 @07:45PM The Earliest Bird To Sip a Flower
Sunday May 25, 2014 @02:38AM Kiwi Genetically Closer to Extinct Elephant Birds Than to the Emu
Thursday May 15, 2014 @06:44PM How Predictable Is Evolution?
Friday February 28, 2014 @11:20PM Belgian Barrels Reveal History of Human Gut Microbes
Sunday February 09, 2014 @12:26PM Britain's Eastern Coast Yields Oldest Human Footprints Outside Africa
Tuesday February 04, 2014 @01:31PM Watch Bill Nye and Ken Ham Clash Over Creationism Live
Thursday January 30, 2014 @04:25PM 20% of Neanderthal Genome Survives In Humans
Thursday January 30, 2014 @02:13PM Flying Snake Mysteries Revealed
Wednesday January 29, 2014 @03:53PM What Killed the Great Beasts of North America?
Friday January 24, 2014 @07:02PM A Thermodynamics Theory of the Origins of Life
Friday January 10, 2014 @06:58PM The True Color of Ancient Sea Creatures
Friday January 03, 2014 @08:22AM Bill Nye To Debate Creationist Museum Founder Ken Ham
Monday December 30, 2013 @07:26PM New Study Shows One-Third of Americans Don't Believe In Evolution
Tuesday December 10, 2013 @08:50AM Life Could Have Evolved 15 Million Years After the Big Bang, Says Cosmologist
Wednesday December 04, 2013 @08:31AM Plastic Waste Threatens Marine Diversity
Sunday November 24, 2013 @11:43AM Make Way For "Mutant" Crops As GM Foods Face Opposition
Monday October 28, 2013 @11:37PM Did Snakes Help Build the Primate Brain?
Saturday October 19, 2013 @01:02AM 1.8 Million-Year-Old Skull Suggests Three Early Human Species Were One
Tuesday September 24, 2013 @08:18AM Why Are Cells the Size They Are? Gravity May Be a Factor
Wednesday August 28, 2013 @07:48AM Measles Outbreak Tied To Texas Megachurch
Tuesday August 20, 2013 @02:00AM GM Rice Passes Unexpected Benefits To Weeds
Monday July 29, 2013 @03:40PM Natural affinities of RNA components could have led to life
Wednesday July 24, 2013 @01:27PM New Shrew Has Spine of Steel
Saturday July 20, 2013 @01:19AM Gut Microbes Can Split a Species
Friday May 24, 2013 @03:10PM Cockroaches Evolving To Avoid Roach Motels
Monday April 01, 2013 @11:15AM Ask Slashdot: How Do I Explain That Humans Didn't Ride Dinosaurs?
Sunday March 31, 2013 @05:04PM Ask Slashdot: Explaining to my girlfriend that humans didn't ride dinosaurs
Wednesday March 27, 2013 @08:34PM Creationist Bets $10k In Proposed Literal Interpretation of Genesis Debate
Wednesday March 27, 2013 @03:13PM Creationist Bets $10k Against Challengers To Literal Interpretation of Genesis
Monday March 18, 2013 @06:56PM Roadkill Forcing Cliff Swallows To Evolve
Wednesday March 13, 2013 @09:53AM Manga Girls Beware: Extra Large Eyes Caused Neanderthal's Demise
Wednesday March 13, 2013 @06:44AM Could an overdeveloped visual cortex have caused the Neanderthals extinction?
Sunday March 10, 2013 @09:51AM Evolution is Reversible, New Study Shows
Monday March 04, 2013 @09:53PM New Research Sheds Light On the Evolution of Dogs
Sunday March 03, 2013 @03:00PM New Research Sheds Light on the Evolution of Dogs
Thursday February 21, 2013 @10:08PM Mosquitoes Beginning To Ignore DEET Repellent
Tuesday February 19, 2013 @09:45AM New Whale Species Unearthed In California Highway Dig
Tuesday February 19, 2013 @09:43AM Ancient Teeth Bacteria Record Disease Evolution
Friday February 08, 2013 @07:17PM Ancestor of All Placental Mammals Revealed
Monday February 04, 2013 @07:35PM Glasses That Hack Around Colorblindness
Monday February 04, 2013 @03:24PM Glasses That Cure Colorblindness?
Tuesday January 29, 2013 @09:11AM Mutations Helped Humans Survive Siberian Winters
Saturday January 26, 2013 @11:43PM What Alfred Russel Wallace Really Thought About Darwin
Friday January 25, 2013 @01:33PM Alfred Russel Wallace: what I really thought about Darwin
Wednesday January 09, 2013 @05:57AM Wrinkled fingers are an evolutionary advantage
Thursday December 27, 2012 @12:08PM Mars-Like Conditions Sufficient to Sustain Earth-Bound Microbes
Wednesday December 19, 2012 @01:12AM Let the White Tiger Go Extinct
Monday December 17, 2012 @02:16PM Scientists Make Fish Grow "Hands" In Experiment Revealing How Fins Became Limbs
Friday December 14, 2012 @08:13AM Did Land-Dwellers Emerge 65 Million Years Earlier Than Was Thought?
Thursday December 13, 2012 @10:09AM Scientists Say Life on Land May Not Have Evolved From the Sea
Thursday December 13, 2012 @08:53AM Did life on land emerge over 65 million years earlier than was thought?
Wednesday December 05, 2012 @07:03PM James Cameron Spills the Details From His Deep Dive
Friday November 30, 2012 @11:59PM Humans Evolving Faster Than Ever
Friday November 30, 2012 @10:56PM Humans evolving faster than ever
Thursday November 29, 2012 @06:23PM Pat Robertson Rejects Creationism
Wednesday November 07, 2012 @09:55PM Discovery of Early Human Tools Hint at Earlier Start
Wednesday November 07, 2012 @07:38PM Early humans tooled up
Tuesday November 06, 2012 @03:43PM Killer Asteroids Are Good For Life
Sunday November 04, 2012 @04:55PM Killer Asteroids Are Good for You
Tuesday October 30, 2012 @12:27PM Smart Neanderthals copied human tools
Thursday October 18, 2012 @06:26PM Dolphins Can Sleep One-half of Their Brain At a Time Say Researchers
Friday October 12, 2012 @05:04PM 520-Million-Year-Old Arthropod May Have Had the First Modern Brain
Sunday October 07, 2012 @11:02AM DNA Analysis Probes the End of Human-Neanderthal Sex
Saturday October 06, 2012 @06:28PM US House Science Committee Member: Evolution Is a Lie From Hell
Wednesday September 19, 2012 @11:27AM The Rock of Gibraltar: Neanderthals' Last Refuge
Monday September 17, 2012 @04:20PM "Out of Africa" Theory Called Into Question By Originator
Friday September 07, 2012 @07:34AM Science wins over creationism in South Korea
Monday September 03, 2012 @10:18PM Species multiply as Earth heats up
Monday September 03, 2012 @03:28PM DNA Code Illuminates Rise of Brains
Friday August 31, 2012 @03:52PM DNA Analysis Suggests Humans Interbred With Denisovans
Friday August 31, 2012 @08:53AM DNA analysis shows ancient humans interbred with Denisovans
Thursday August 30, 2012 @11:51PM Genome of ancient Denisovans may Clarify Human Evolution
Tuesday August 28, 2012 @03:19PM Bill "The Science Guy" Nye Says Creationism Is Not Appropriate For Children
Sunday August 26, 2012 @08:34PM The Ant-ernet: How the Insects 1s and 0s add up to complex social behavior
Sunday August 26, 2012 @06:16PM Bill Nye asks Parents to Teach Children Evolution
Saturday August 25, 2012 @10:06AM Oldest Modern Human Ancestor Found in SE Asia
Friday August 24, 2012 @06:17PM Incredible New Photographs of Live Coelacanths
Friday August 17, 2012 @10:53AM Kentucky lawmakers shocked to find evolution in biology tests
Tuesday August 14, 2012 @08:27AM Tree's Leaves Genetically Different From Its Roots
Thursday July 26, 2012 @07:02PM "Exploding" Termite Species Discovered
Thursday July 26, 2012 @02:56PM Termites explode to defend their colonies
Tuesday July 10, 2012 @11:49AM South Korea Will Revisit Plan To Nix Evolution References in Textbooks
Sunday July 08, 2012 @11:40AM South Korea to revisit decision on banning evolution from textbooks
Friday June 15, 2012 @05:04AM Bonobos Join Chimps As Closest Human Relatives
Tuesday June 12, 2012 @08:24AM Giant cosmic impact may have driven humans to farming
Sunday June 10, 2012 @06:55PM Earth's Own Mars, the Atacama Desert Yields Amazing Extremophile Microbes
Thursday June 07, 2012 @08:17AM An Asian Origin For Human Ancestors?
Tuesday June 05, 2012 @02:05PM Classroom Clashes over Science Education
Tuesday June 05, 2012 @09:39AM South Korea Surrenders To Creationist Demands On Evolution Textbooks
Tuesday June 05, 2012 @09:28AM South Korea surrenders to creationist demands
Tuesday May 29, 2012 @12:59PM Debate Over Evolution Will Soon Be History, Says Leakey
Monday May 28, 2012 @11:44PM Debate over Evolution Will Soon be History Says Leakey
Wednesday May 16, 2012 @03:50PM Book Review: The Logic of Chance
Tuesday May 08, 2012 @01:46AM Did a Genome Copying Mistake Lead To Human Intelligence?
Tuesday May 01, 2012 @09:32AM Organism Closest To Original "Tree of Life" Discovered
Sunday April 29, 2012 @02:57PM The Science of Handedness
Sunday April 29, 2012 @12:46PM Mathematical Model Predicts Southpaws by Sport
Thursday April 26, 2012 @03:02AM Insects Develop Pesticide Resistance Through Symbiosis With Gut Flora
Saturday April 21, 2012 @11:25PM Eating Meat Helped Early Humans Reproduce
Saturday April 21, 2012 @10:27AM Is Middle Age Evolution's Crowning Achievement?
Friday April 20, 2012 @07:02PM Evolution's Crowning Achievement - Middle Age
Thursday April 12, 2012 @05:01PM Lack of Vaccination Sends Babies In Oregon To the Hospital
Thursday April 12, 2012 @08:35AM Artificial Neural Networks Demonstrate the Evolution of Human Intelligence
Wednesday April 11, 2012 @11:55AM Artificial Neural Networks Demonstrate the Evolution of Human Intelligence
Wednesday April 11, 2012 @10:43AM Tennessee 'monkey bill' becomes law
Wednesday April 11, 2012 @10:36AM Tennessee "Teaching the Controversy" Bill Becomes Law
Tuesday April 03, 2012 @06:05PM Did our ancient ancestors cook 1 million years ago?
Monday March 19, 2012 @12:12PM Physicists Discover Evolutionary Laws of Language
Sunday March 18, 2012 @02:01PM Physicists Discover Evolutionary Laws of Language
Thursday March 15, 2012 @02:13PM New Frog Species Found In NYC
Wednesday March 14, 2012 @08:15PM Jawless Creature Had the World's Sharpest Teeth
Wednesday March 14, 2012 @04:14PM New Frog Species Found in NYC
Wednesday March 14, 2012 @10:51AM Jawless creature had the world's sharpest teeth
Tuesday March 13, 2012 @12:48AM Lawsuit Claims NASA Specialist Was Fired Over Intelligent Design Belief
Thursday February 23, 2012 @08:57AM Biologists Debunk the "Rotting Y Chromosome" Theory
Wednesday February 15, 2012 @11:23AM Did Life Emerge In Ponds Rather Than Ocean Vents?
Sunday February 12, 2012 @12:48AM Boiling Down the Meaning of Life
Thursday February 09, 2012 @09:12AM What Scorpions Have To Teach Aircraft Designers
Tuesday February 07, 2012 @12:01PM Australian Scientists Discover 'Oldest Living Thing On Earth'
Monday January 30, 2012 @04:30PM When Viruses Infect Worms
Tuesday January 24, 2012 @11:21AM Princeton Team Casts More Doubt On Arsenic DNA Claims
Tuesday January 17, 2012 @10:32AM Totally Drug-Resistant TB Emerges In India
Friday January 13, 2012 @07:28PM Tracking Down the First Oxygen Users
Monday January 09, 2012 @01:33PM Researchers Show How Cellular Complexity Can Evolve
Monday January 09, 2012 @12:01PM Researchers show how complexity can evolve in simp
Tuesday January 03, 2012 @02:42PM World-first hybrid shark found off Australia
Tuesday December 27, 2011 @10:23AM Weird Fossils Show Ancient Organism Reproducing
Tuesday December 13, 2011 @09:58AM Is the Earth Special?
Sunday November 27, 2011 @11:40PM Muslim Medical Students Boycott Darwin Lectures
Saturday November 05, 2011 @05:07PM Google Maps, Disease Risk, and Migration
Friday November 04, 2011 @07:36PM Google Maps, Disease Risk, and Migration
Friday November 04, 2011 @06:27PM Theologian Attempts Censorship After Losing Public Debate
Monday October 31, 2011 @08:10AM Fish Evolve Immunity To Toxic Sludge
Sunday October 30, 2011 @01:39AM Fish Evolve Immunity To Toxic Sludge
Saturday September 24, 2011 @01:13AM Crowdsourcing Speeds Evolution of 3D Printable Objects
Friday September 23, 2011 @11:09PM Australian Aboriginal DNA Suggests 70,000-Year History
Friday September 23, 2011 @03:20AM Aboriginal genome rewrites human migration theory
Friday September 16, 2011 @12:09PM Modern humans bred with predecessors in Africa
Friday September 09, 2011 @06:49PM New Skeleton Finds May Revamp History of Human Evolution
Saturday August 27, 2011 @02:47PM Neanderthal Sex Boosted Immunity In Modern Humans
Friday August 26, 2011 @03:03PM Neanderthal sex boosted immunity in modern humans
Monday August 22, 2011 @11:25PM Evangelical Scientists Debate Creation Story
Saturday August 20, 2011 @03:53AM Teacher Cannot Be Sued For Denying Creationism
Friday August 12, 2011 @07:27PM Fossil 'Suggests Plesiosaurs Did Not Lay Eggs'
Wednesday July 27, 2011 @06:32PM Researchers Say Dark Winters Led To Bigger Human Brains
Wednesday July 27, 2011 @12:51PM Dark winters "led to bigger human brains"
Monday July 25, 2011 @10:00AM For Texas Textbooks, a Victory For Evolution
Friday July 22, 2011 @12:29PM Most of us are part Neanderthal
Sunday July 10, 2011 @11:07PM Diver Snaps First Photo of Fish Using Tools
Friday July 08, 2011 @10:26PM Diver Snaps First Photo of Fish Using Tools
Saturday July 02, 2011 @04:37AM Evolution Machine Accelerates Genetic Engineering
Friday June 17, 2011 @12:30PM The Average Human Has 60 New Genetic Mutations
Saturday June 11, 2011 @08:22AM CERN Lends a Hand To the Origin of Life
Wednesday May 04, 2011 @01:12PM Robots 'Evolve' Altruism
Wednesday April 13, 2011 @10:38PM New Dinosaur Species Is a Missing Link
Wednesday March 09, 2011 @02:52PM Why Men Don't Have Spines on Their Penises
Sunday February 06, 2011 @03:34PM New Mexico Bill To Protect Anti-Science Education
Thursday January 27, 2011 @05:48PM Teachers Back Away From Evolution In Class
Tuesday January 18, 2011 @02:52PM Cosmological Constant Not Fine Tuned For Life
Wednesday December 22, 2010 @04:26PM Finger Bone Could Rewrite Human History
Friday November 05, 2010 @06:53PM Religious Ceremony Leads To Evolution of Cave Fish

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