Celebrity Endorsements Help Doubters Accept the Truth of Evolution
People who don't believe scientists will listen to George Clooney.
Panamanian Frogs Evolve to Cope With a Lethal Skin-Eating Disease
A new study finds populations of several frog species in Panama appear to be gaining resistance to a deadly pathogen that can lead to extinction.
A New Single-Celled Organism Is an Evolutionary Game Changer
Researchers have discovered a new organism that has no known evolutionary relatives, causing them to reconsider how genes evolve.
Will Decreasing Rainfalls Destroy Hawaii's Waterfall-Climbing Fish?
The fish, called O'opu, have developed the ingenious ability to climb hundreds of feet up the side of waterfalls in order to breed.
What Can 'Drunken Monkeys' Teach Us About Alcohol Addiction?
Turns out, our ancient ancestors' consumption of fermented fruits created a genetic mutation that be the cause of alcoholism in people today.
O Christmas Tree! How Evolutionarily Constrained Are Your Branches?
A study shows that most of the variation in plants and trees comes down to just two factors: overall size and the "leaf economics spectrum."
Bad Religion’s Greg Graffin and the Co-Existence Theory of Evolution
Is nature nasty, brutish, and at war with itself—or is it all about co-existence? A punk rocker argues the latter.