Darwin’s Finches Show How Genes Shape Evolution

Darwin’s Finches Show How Genes Shape Evolution

Darwin’s finches have shown scientists the genetic mechanisms that explain how birds develop varying beak shapes in regards to fluctuations in their environment. The research involves the quintessential Galapagos finches Charles Darwin used for his research on natural selection. Originally, he was prompted to use finches as the basis of his research due to the […]

Australian Mammals Are Disappearing and Endangered

Australian Mammals Are Disappearing and Endangered

Australia has lost 10 percent of its land mammal species during the last 200 years and conservationists state that many more are threatened with endangerment. This extinction calamity worries the population due to the fact land mammals located in the area do not have many natural predators. According to researchers at Charles Darwin University in Australia, […]

Microbes Found Deep in the Ocean Have Not Evolved in Two Billion Years

Microbes Found Deep in the Ocean Have Not Evolved in Two Billion Years

Off the coast of Australia, there is a type of microbe that has been found to not have evolved in two billion years. The microscopic organisms were found wedged inside deep-sea rocks along the coast. Even though they have not evolved in such a long time, Charles Darwin’s theory can be proved right, scientists say. […]

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