Modern Synthesis, 1937
Modern Synthesis, 1937
Theodosius Dobzhansky’s work in population genetics influenced how genetics and natural selection were combined in evolutionary biology.
Modern Synthesis, 1937
Modern Synthesis, 1937

Theodosius Dobzhansky’s work in population genetics influenced how genetics and natural selection were combined in evolutionary biology.

Theodosius Dobzhansky’s work in population genetics influenced how genetics and natural selection were combined in evolutionary biology.

evolutionary theory
Vision Helped Ancestral Fish Adapt to Life on Land
Vision Helped Ancestral Fish Adapt to Life on Land
Diana Kwon | Mar 8, 2017
“Buena vista” hypothesis suggests that changes in the sizes of eyes, rather than a shift from fins to limbs, led fish to transition to land more than 300 million years ago.  
Study: Horses Did Not Develop New Traits During Periods of Rapid Speciation
Study: Horses Did Not Develop New Traits During Periods of Rapid Speciation
Diana Kwon | Feb 13, 2017
Speciation and development of new traits may not always go hand-in-hand.
Constant Evolution
Constant Evolution
Ruth Williams | Dec 16, 2015
Bacteria growing in an unchanging environment continue to adapt indefinitely.
The Sex Paradox
The Sex Paradox
Megan Scudellari | Jul 1, 2014
Birds do it. Bees do it. We do it. But not without a physical, biochemical, and genetic price. How did the costly practice of sex become so commonplace?