Evolution. We’re all pretty familiar with it. Even so, when we boil down to specifics, things can get hairy. Part of that might be because when talking about evolution, words we know well in English actually mean something else in… Biologish. Yeah, let’s go with that.
It’s August 1st guys, and a kind of special birthday: Jean-Baptiste Lamarck’s (1744)! Continue reading “#BornOnThisDay: Lamarck”
Meiotic drive is something thing that happens in the gametes of all walks of life, from itty bitty fungi to plants and animals. Continue reading “wtf: a meiotic drive tragedy in 3 acts”
Coevolution seems self-explanatory, but there’s more to it than you might think. It’s a term used to describe when organisms evolve in response to one another, but this can happen in different ways and for different reasons. Here’s a brief, very brief, introduction. Continue reading “Coevolution”
A fluffy introduction to the concept of convergent evolution. Continue reading “Convergent evolution”