Tagged With Evolution

6 ways evolution screwed us over


The fat in camel humps is so nutritious that one company sells it by the jar for cooking


Cockroaches are becoming resistant to common insecticides, which could make them nearly impossible to exterminate



From the 1800s to now: Here's how swimsuits have changed over the years


Scientists found a billion-year-old fungus, and it could change our understanding of how life migrated to land


The reason humans have sharp front teeth isn't for tearing meat



Paleontologists have discovered an ancient whale that had four legs and could walk on land


10 birds that look eerily similar to their dinosaur ancestors


10 animals that are rapidly adapting to survive in cities and new climates


So many animals will go extinct in the next 50 years that it will take Earth at least 3 million years to recover, a study has found


3 surprising ways humans are still evolving


Australians are just one generation away from a time when even most university students believed God created humans



How dinosaurs took over the world


An evolutionary biologist's profound TED talk explains why you should think of life as an 'unfinished book'


A 240-million-year-old fossil is now the oldest known ancestor of snakes and lizards -- and experts are calling it a 'Rosetta Stone' of evolution


We evolved to find sex disgusting, according to a new study -- and women may feel it more than men



What humans will look like on Mars


The cause of all war boils down to sex and social status, according to a conflict expert who used to be in the British army


Why children write their letters backwards


How humans evolved to become the best runners on the planet