The macabre diets of scale-eating cichlids help shed light on the important role of frequency dependence in shaping genetic variation and the natural world.
Jeffrey McKinnon | Nov 30
Some human social constructs like gender are viewed erroneously in an evolutionary context. It’s time for our understanding of a person’s self-identity to evolve.
Prosanta Chakrabarty | Sep 1
Barbara Mazzolai’s roboplants could analyze and enrich soil, search for water and other chemicals, or even be used to grow infrastructure from scratch.
Dario Floreano and Nicola Nosengo | May 1
How do organisms that are so sedentary end up being so incredibly widely dispersed?
Thom van Dooren | Mar 20
Birds have an exceptional resistance to aging. Can scientists discover their secrets?
Steven N. Austad | Jan 5
From the nucleus of each cell to the architecture of our organs, the human body bears the traces and wounds of a long and contrasting evolutionary history.
Telmo Pievani | Nov 17, 2022
Two leading voices in evolutionary consciousness science explore the subject through words and images.
Simona Ginsburg and Eva Jablonka | Jun 24, 2022
A survey of over 300 years of microbiome research.
Alessio Fasano and Susie Flaherty | Dec 27, 2021
Why do baby chicks prefer a self-propelled moving object to an inanimate one, and a face over a nonface-like object?
Giorgio Vallortigara | Oct 22, 2021
A series of botanical encounters in the rainforest, excerpted from Francis Hallé’s book “Atlas of Poetic Botany.”
Francis Hallé | Sep 15, 2021