Charles Darwin’s Theory of Evolution Still Evolving

Charles Darwin’s Theory of Evolution Still Evolving

Today marks the 205th birthday of the late Charles Darwin. Although the great scientist is extinct, the theory of evolution—that all organisms are descended from a single, common ancestor—is more alive than ever. Darwin published his theory in the Origin of Species more than 150 years ago. Since then, the theory of evolution has been […]

Evolution of Feathers

Evolution of Feathers

When Dr. Grant argued that birds evolved from dinosaurs in Jurassic Park, his claim was met by laughter from the general public. Grant appealed to the anatomical similarities between dinosaurs and birds to justify this claim. Today, this claim is not met with laughter, but celebrated by paleontologists and evolutionary biologists alike. Yet the exact […]