Latest evolutionary biology News

Chinese fruit fly genomes reveal global migrations, repeated evolution
Playing with the kids is important work for chimpanzee mothers
Museum Partnership Invites Public Into Research
Manchester researchers awarded prestigious funding to pursue projects that could lead to major scientific breakthroughs
We can’t eradicate deadly cane toads – but there’s a way to stop them killing wildlife
Tree of Life for Modern Birds Revealed The Largest and Most Complete Study Pinpoints Timing of Evolution
Why did modern humans replace the Neanderthals? The key might lie in our social structures
Could a couple of Thai otters have helped the UK’s otter population recover? Our study provides a hint
Murderous mice attack and kill nesting albatrosses on Midway Atoll − scientists struggle to stop this gruesome new behavior
When placed outdoors, female lab mice behave very differently
A secret war between cane toads and parasitic lungworms is raging across Australia
Does your foot shape dictate how well you do the locomotion, baby?
Stop killing brown snakes – they could be a farmer’s best friend
Most Adirondack lakes will likely become unsuitable for trout
Why the long face? Experts provide a new theory for why larger mammals tend to have longer faces
Sea fireflies synchronize their sparkle to seek soulmates
Giant eagles and scavenging vultures shared the skies of ancient Australia
Temperature variability reduces nesting success
World-leading oceanographer recognised as Scientist of the Year
2023 Ocean Photographer of the Year opens
Two questions, hundreds of scientists, no easy answers: how small differences in data analysis make huge differences in results
$4.2M grant funds Cornell AES work to better lives in NYS
Ocean acidification research is robust despite ebbs and flows
Curious Kids: what came first, the chicken or the egg?
Ponds release more greenhouse gas than they store
Nobel Prize winner to talk about science education research
Environmental DNA breakthrough detects genetic diversity of invasive fish
Global Hubs collaborations bring synergy and discovery
Mathematics against Weeds
Floating an energy idea: Scientists study solar panel-topped ponds
Life in maars: why it’s worth protecting a spectacular fossil site NZ almost lost to commercial mining interests
Larry Fuller, trustee emeritus and philanthropist, dies
Buying bugs and beetles, or shopping for scorpions and snails? Australia’s pet trade includes hundreds of spineless species
Fostering timber careers for the future
Pond emission measurements improve climate predictions
Primate genome sequencing reveals insight into evolution, biodiversity and applications for human health
Primate genome sequencing studies reveal insight into evolution, biodiversity and applications for human health
Humans have lost half primate ancestors’ gut bacteria
New exposé of Australia’s exotic pet trade shows an alarming proliferation of alien, threatened and illegal species
Climate change creates ‘win-win’ between bald eagles and farmers
Australia’s extinct giant eagle was big enough to snatch koalas from trees
Move over, honeybees: Aussie native bees steal the show with unique social and foraging behaviours
Top scholars spread their wings to US
Single gene causes stinging cell to lose its sting
Rare drought coincided with Hittite Empire collapse
Island tiger snakes’ skulls adapt to eat large sea bird chicks
On a tiny Australian island, snakes feasting on seabirds evolved huge jaws in a surprisingly short time
Women are 50-75% more likely to have adverse drug reactions