Thursday, July 18, 2024

Tag: evolution

Unlocking the Secrets of LUCA, Earth’s Earliest Life Form

A digital representation illustrating how LUCA was already under attack from viruses even at 4.2 billion years ago. Credit:...

Largest Animals Have Smaller Brains Than Expected

Summary: Researchers studied brain and body sizes from 1,500 species, finding that larger animals do not have proportionally bigger...

Human-sized, fanged salamander cold provide evolutionary clues

Fangs for the memories. The tyrannosaurus rex wasn’t the first toothy predator on earth. 40 million years before dinosaurs became...

Secrets of Survival and Mysterious Extinction on Wrangel Island

The woolly mammoths on Wrangel Island, derived from a very small initial population, sustained themselves for 6,000 years despite...