Evolution Right Under Our Noses

A small but growing number of field biologists study urban evolution — the biological changes that cities bring to the wildlife that inhabits them.

Sections:  news   u.s.   
Topics:  biology   evolution   science   wildlife   
  • Russia charging NASA $70 million per rocket seat
    NASA is blaming Congress for the need to pay $424 million more to Russia to get U.S. astronauts into space. More
  • One flight closer to space tourism
    Virgin Galactic is one flight closer to becoming a commercial "spaceline." The company's passenger spacecraft, SpaceShipTwo, completed its first rocket-powered flight Monday morning above the Mojave Desert in California. More
  • U.S. plans to drop gray wolves from endangered list
    The planned ruling would eliminate protection for the top predators, but scientists and conservationists say the proposal is flawed. Federal authorities intend to remove endangered species protections for all gray wolves in the Lower 48 states, carving out an a exception for a small pocket of about 75 Mexican wolves in the wild in Arizona and New Mexico, according to a draft document obtained by The Times. More
  • New calls to rename Higgs boson
    One of the scientists who developed the theory of the Higgs boson says the particle should be renamed to acknowledge the contributions of others involved in the work. More
  • Video: Would you take 1-way trip to Mars?
    A Dutch company is now accepting applications for brave men and women who would like to go to Mars. More
  • The Staying Power—and Evolution—of Wrangler Jeans
    The fact that Wrangler was sitting on the back of a New England Patriot who’s likely never been to a square dance not only speaks to the denim label’s staying power but to its recent evolution. “We ...
    02/24/2020 - 10:37 am | View Link
  • Vanessa Hudgens' Style Evolution, From Her Disney Days to Now
    Arriving at The Art of Elysium's 11th Annual Celebration in Santa Monica.
    02/24/2020 - 10:06 am | View Link
  • The story of Evolution’s forgotten fourth man: WWE Ruthless Aggression (WWE Network Exclusive)
    Use of this website (including any and all parts and components) constitutes your acceptance of these TERMS OF USE and UPDATED PRIVACY POLICY.
    02/24/2020 - 7:00 am | View Link
  • Google AI chief Dean sees evolution in MLPerf benchmark for machine learning
    If computer systems are to evolve to handle ever larger machine learning models, a standard way to compare the effectiveness of those systems is essential, according to Google head of AI, Jeff Dean.
    02/24/2020 - 3:40 am | View Link
  • 60 Minutes producer explains MH17 evolution of story
    "This wasn't a plane crash... this was murder," producer Henry Schuster said about the Malaysia Airlines flight which went down in 2014 in Ukraine.
    02/23/2020 - 11:19 am | View Link
  • More
  • Evolution | Definition of Evolution by Merriam-Webster
    Evolution definition is - descent with modification from preexisting species : cumulative inherited change in a population of organisms through time leading to the appearance of new forms : the process by which new species or populations of living things develop from preexisting forms through successive generations; also : the scientific theory explaining the appearance of new species and ...
    02/20/2020 - 8:19 pm | View Link
  • A Brief Explanation of Evolution
    The theory of evolution is a scientific theory that essentially states that species change over time. There are many different ways species change, but most of them can be described by the idea of natural selection.The theory of evolution through natural selection was the first scientific theory that put together evidence of change through time as well as a mechanism for how it happens.
    02/20/2020 - 6:32 pm | View Link
  • Evolution (2001)
    Directed by Ivan Reitman. With David Duchovny, Orlando Jones, Julianne Moore, Seann William Scott. A fire-fighting cadet, two college professors, and a geeky but sexy government scientist work against an alien organism that has been rapidly evolving since its arrival on Earth inside a meteor.
    02/20/2020 - 4:59 pm | View Link
  • What is evolution? | Facts | yourgenome.org
    The theory of evolution is based on the idea that all species are related and gradually change over time.; Evolution relies on there being genetic variation in a population which affects the physical characteristics (phenotype) of an organism.; Some of these characteristics may give the individual an advantage over other individuals which they can then pass on to their offspring.
    02/20/2020 - 7:40 am | View Link
  • Evolution by Keiwan
    Use joints, bones and muscles to build creatures that are only limited by your imagination. Watch how the combination of a neural network and a genetic algorithm can enable your creatures to "learn" and improve at their given tasks all on their own.
    02/20/2020 - 5:17 am | View Link
  • More

Comment On This Story

Welcome to Wopular!

Welcome to Wopular

Wopular is an online newspaper rack, giving you a summary view of the top headlines from the top news sites.

Senh Duong (Founder)
Wopular, MWB, RottenTomatoes

Subscribe to Wopular's RSS Fan Wopular on Facebook Follow Wopular on Twitter Follow Wopular on Google Plus

MoviesWithButter : Our Sister Site

More U.s. News