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February 25, 2015
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Study shows how planetary building blocks evolved from porous to hard objects

Thinking small has enabled an international team of scientists to gain new insight into the evolution of planetary building blocks in the early solar system. The researchers compared the results of small-scale numerical simulations of colliding rock and dust particles … Continue reading

January 6, 2015
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Did Men Evolve Navigation Skill to Find Mates?

Study Links Spatial Ability, Roaming Distance and Number of Lovers A University of Utah study of two African tribes found evidence that men evolved better navigation ability than women because men with better spatial skills – the ability to mentally … Continue reading

October 31, 2014
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Florida Lizards Evolve Rapidly, Within 15 Years and 20 Generations

AUSTIN, Texas — Scientists working on islands in Florida have documented the rapid evolution of a native lizard species — in as little as 15 years — as a result of pressure from an invading lizard species, introduced from Cuba. After contact with … Continue reading

November 3, 2013
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Single mutation gives virus new target

A mutation as minute as swapping just one amino acid can completely change the target that a virus will bind to on a victim cell — potentially shifting what kind of cell and eventually what kind of organism a virus … Continue reading

January 27, 2012
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MSU Researchers Show How New Viruses Evolve, And in Some Cases, Become Deadly

EAST LANSING, Mich. — In the current issue of Science, researchers at Michigan State University demonstrate how a new virus evolves, which sheds light on how easy it can be for diseases to gain dangerous mutations. The scientists showed for … Continue reading