Evolution


Discovery in German cave re-writes history of humans in Europe

Discovery in German cave re-writes history of humans in Europe

ByStuart ButlerFeb 9, 2024
Archaeologists have uncovered a surprising find in a German cave which has re-written the history of humans in central Europe.
Flowers adapting to a world without insects

Flowers adapting to a world without insects

ByStuart ButlerDec 23, 2023
New study reveals that as insect populations in Europe fall so some plants are turning to self-pollination.
‘Darwin’s Oak’ to be felled to make way for Shrewsbury Bypass

‘Darwin’s Oak’ to be felled to make way for Shrewsbury Bypass

ByStuart ButlerNov 12, 2023
Despite long-running protests an ancient oak tree near Charles Darwin's childhood home is to be felled to make way for Shrewsbury Bypass
Sharks’ slow evolution explains low cancer rates

Sharks’ slow evolution explains low cancer rates

ByStuart ButlerOct 26, 2023
Study unveils secret of low cancer rates in sharks, but slow shark evolution means difficulties adapting to changes in the ocean environment.