Darwin’s Finches Are In Danger Because a Parasite Is Changing Their Mating Song
By deforming their beaks, an introduced parasite is causing two finch species to hybridize, changing the course of their evolution.
Experts Call This Mushroom-Identifying App 'Potentially Deadly'
Its creator says it's only meant to be used as a reference.
We Are Programmed to Die Early, and That’s a Good Thing
Complex systems theorists have created a model that overturns longstanding assumptions about the relationship between death and natural selection.
Check Out These Vivid Wildlife Illustrations From a Victorian Fossil Truther
Philip Henry Gosse believed that God placed fake fossils on Earth, but he was still a renowned and talented naturist and illustrator.
Evolution, Creationism, and the Great Appendix Debate
One of the human body's most mysterious organs is fueling the anti-evolution fire.
Why Do Birds Have Such Crazy Beaks?
A citizen science project measured over 2,000 bird beaks to help figure out why they’re so crazy looking.
The VICE Guide to Right Now
A 72-Year-Old Australian Hero Fought off a Gang of Crocodiles with a Wrench
He also tore spark plugs out of his boat and pelted the crocs with them.
Fight with History's Greatest Scientists in an 8-Bit Game
Great science scholars of history become deadly action heroes in 'Science Kombat.'
The Creators Project
Three Years After His Brush with Fame, the IKEA Monkey Is Doing Great
On December 9, 2012, Darwin the macaque became a celebrity after a photo of him in a coat went viral. Today he lives at the Story Book Farm Primate Sanctuary in Ontario.
All in Your Head
Why Some Prey Animals Don’t Live in Fear of Being Eaten
Animal fears are a unique blend of instinct and experience.
$1.5 Million Worth of Tech History Goes to Auction
Bonhams New York is auctioning off an Apple-1, a Nazi Enigma machine, and a letter from Darwin stating he doesn’t believe in God.
Darwin Night Patrol
In Part 2 of our series, Over Represented, we rode along with the city's Indigenous night patrol to see how they assist the homeless, and intervene before the police arrive.