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Friday's best TV: Hip-hop Evolution; The Biggest Weekend; Friday Night Dinner - The Guardian


The Guardian
... AKA Canada's nicest MC, and you've got this. It's valuable for its procedural interviews; Grandmaster Flash on creating the “break” is particularly great. Stay tuned for a very literal demonstration of hip-hop's evolution as Sky Arts profiles the ...

Faster genome evolution methods to transform yeast for industrial biotechnology - EurekAlert (press release)


EurekAlert (press release)
Scientists have created a new way of speeding up the genome evolution of baker's yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae, the same yeast people use for bread and beer production, to develop a synthetic yeast strain that can be transformed on demand for use in ...

Can simulating evolution on a computer explain our enormous brains? - Los Angeles Times


Los Angeles Times
Human brain evolution is not something you can test in the lab. It would take hundreds of years, if not thousands, to reveal how evolutionary pressures shaped the modern human brain. And even if you could do those experiments, they would probably not ...
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Evolution Library: Coevolution

Arlington - United States

Collection of essays, interviews, and video clips addressing how organisms effect one another.

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Evolution 101: Coevolution
United States

Describes cases where two (or more) species reciprocally affect each other's evolution.

Understanding Evolution - Coevolution
United States

The term coevolution is used to describe cases where two (or more) species reciprocally affect each other's evolution. So for example, an evolutionary change in the morphology of a plant, might affect the morphology of an herbivore that eats the plant, which in turn might affect the evolution of the plant, which might affect the evolution of the herbivore...and so on. Coevolution is likely to happen when different species have close ecological

Evolution Library: Evolution of Diversity
United States

Collection of articles looking at how individual species arise, how systematists classify them, or how many species are currently living on the planet.

Evolution Library: Convergent Evolution
United States

Examines the process by which species evolved in different parts of the globe independently, yet share similar traits and fill similar niches.

Howstuffworks Evolution Library
United States

Explore the theory of evolution and its impact on science. peruse Howstufworks selection of articles on fossils, natural selection, bioluminescence, animal migration, animal camouflage, and other evolutionary biology topics.

Darwin Digital Library of Evolution
United States

Pilot project based at the American Museum of Natural History which aims to make the full literature of evolution, from the 17th century to the present time, available online within a historically and topically coherent structure.

Darwin Digital Library of Evolution
United States

American Museum of Natural History Library project working to make the full literature of evolution available online within a historically and topically coherent structure.

Evolution Library: A Mutation Story
United States

Tells the story of a genetic mutation affecting the population of West Africa.

Evolution Library: Adaptive Radiation
United States

Collection of articles, interviews, and links addressing the process by which species evolve rapidly to exploit empty ecospace.

Evolution Library: Adaptation and Natural Selection
United States

Includes books, articles, and links that explore various aspects of these pivotal interrelated concepts.