Archive: 07/30/2007

Learning to evolve: With a little help from my ancestors

Learning to fly is easy, if you are a bird. But why is it that birds learn so easily how to fly" It is well known that birds learn through practice, and that they gradually refine their innate ability into a finely tuned ...

Jul 30, 2007 4.2 / 5 (6) 0

Mass extinctions and the marine record

Mass extinctions have long captured the imagination of scientists and non-scientists alike. A new volume published by the Geological Society of America includes some of the best evidence of the relationship between major ...

Jul 30, 2007 3.5 / 5 (13) 0