News tagged with evolutionary perspective

Medical students may soon be tested on evolution

What does evolution - a field that often deals with changes over many generations - have to do with preventing and treating disease in our lifetime? A lot, some scientists say. If recent recommendations are ...

Jan 26, 2010
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Evolutionary reasons for believing in luck

How far will you go to avoid bad luck? Do you avoid walking under ladders, carry lucky charms, or perhaps instead perform special rituals before important meetings or sporting events?

Jun 07, 2011
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Sheep that shed light on personality differences

The team led by Denis Reale, a professor in the Department of Biological Sciences at UQAM and Canada Research Chair in Behavioural Ecology, recently completed a study showing the link between personality, survival and reproductive ...

Sep 15, 2009
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