Darwin's theory of evolution should be expanded to include consideration of a DNA stability "energy code"—so-called "molecular Darwinism"—say scientists.
Nov. 17, 2020 • ~4 min
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Charles Darwin's theory about the formation of atolls is elegant, but doesn't reflect key information: sea level. Researchers now correct his work.
Oct. 13, 2020 • ~12 min
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Evolution on the smallest of scales smooths out the patchwork patterns of where plants and animals live
Local adaptation allows plants and animals to thrive in a diversity of places. Sometimes adaptation sharpens patterns of where organisms live, but 85% of the time, it creates a more homogeneous world.
Oct. 2, 2020 • ~10 min
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Charles Darwin’s work arose in an era where many were thinking about the source of nature’s variety.
March 5, 2020 • ~6 min
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Bacteria buck Charles Darwin's theory of "survival of the fittest" and instead work together to lift up the weakest in their group to boost survival.
Oct. 11, 2019 • ~5 min
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