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evolution

How mammals became mommies: Learn about the evolution of mothering over 200 million years in this Distinguished Lecture
March 27, 2013 · Be The First To Comment

My mom is a wonderful person. Most people think the same of their own mothers and, at least in my case, it’s true. She is always supportive, she let me win at board games (at least until I was an adult — now she shows no mercy), and she made sure I was able to […]

Deep Ancestry: Our Story
March 1, 2011 · Be The First To Comment

Anyone who is interested in family history, or anyone who has ever gone to a library or archive to undertake genealogical research knows that while the subject is an exciting one, the work can be tedious and the resulting picture often fuzzy. This is where we stand with regards to family research writ large, that […]

Your questions, answered: Do we know when chimaeras shifted to deep-water habitats?
February 22, 2011 · 1 Comment

Earlier this month we received a question on one of our past posts, The Ghost Sharks of the Jurassic, asking: “Do we know when these chimaeras shifted to deep-water habitats? If predation and, in particular, the evolution and diversification of predatory species prompted their geographic transition, at what point would a sort of critical level […]

Human Evolution: The Year 2010 in Review (Part 2)
February 14, 2011 · 1 Comment

Make sure you check out part one of my blog, published two weeks ago. Teeth came up in another story in 2010. Researchers were quoted as saying that modern humans, traditionally thought to have evolved roughly 200,000 years ago in East Africa, now might be 400,000 years old. In addition, they may have evolved in […]



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