Darwin

Conflict Between Sexes Could Replace Evolution of New Species

New research shows that males and females of the same species can evolve to be so different that they prevent other species from evolving or colonising habitats, challenging long-held theories on the way natural selection drives the evolution of biodiversity. According to Darwin’s theory of natural selection, first introduced...

Darwinism expert to present lecture

One of Britain’s best-known proponents of Darwinism and evolutionary theory will be sharing his typically forthright views at a special event in Lincoln. Professor of Genetics, science writer, broadcaster and supporter of humanism, Steve Jones, will be giving a lecture entitled “Is Man just another Animal? The View from...

Marine worms reveal the deepest evolutionary patterns

The study of ancient worms could offer a more solid understanding of evolutionary patterns and processes, according to new research. Scientists from the universities of Bath and Lincoln have revealed new findings on the evolutionary relationships and structure of priapulids – a group of carnivorous mud-dwelling worms living in...