Evolutionary Biology

DNA

Scientists Think They’ve Found the Ancient Ancestor of All Life on Earth

Meet LUCA, the shared relative of you and me and everything else.
Sarah Emerson
7.26.16
Pokemon Go

How Pokémon Would Probably Fuck: An Investigation

An evolutionary biologist explains that yes, a lot of Pokémon would probably have dicks.
Drew Millard
7.22.16
Gaming

How Pokémon Would Probably Fuck: An Investigation

An evolutionary biologist explains that yes, a lot of Pokémon would probably have dicks.
Drew Millard
7.22.16
mental health

Eyeless Albino Cave Fish Help Explain Schizophrenia and Autism

According to new research, anxious cave fish may serve as model organisms for understanding human psychiatry.
Michael Byrne
6.27.16
hair

Hairy Humans and Scaly Lizards Have More in Common Than You Think

Hair, feathers and scales evolved from a common ancestor.
Kate Lunau
6.24.16
Post Mortem

Humans Could One Day Evolve to Live Forever

If jellyfish can do it, why can't humans?
VICE Staff
5.4.16
Film

We Asked An Evolutionary Biologist What the Hell Minions Actually Are

"We don't have any evidence to suggest that these aren't just really big bags of jelly as opposed to very complicated skeletal structures with muscles."
Mike Pearl
7.14.15
uk

How Spiders Can Cruise Across Water

Spiders that make themselves "balloons" to fly can also fashion "sails" to cross water.
Emiko Jozuka
7.3.15
Stuff

Scientists Have Devised a Dino-Chicken. Now What?

The intense longing on the part of <i>Jurassic Park</i> fans and other nerds to see some vestige of extinct dinosaurs revived is looming over the latest research.
Mark Hay
5.14.15
Motherboard Blog

Sometimes Cunnilingus Is Just Cunnilingus

Stop harping on how evolutionary psychology affects everything from shoe size to head games. You're boring.
Kelly Bourdet
7.12.13