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The Evolution of the Organization Pt. 2

This concept and visual was taken from my new book, The Future of Work: Attract New Talent, Build Better Leaders, and Create a Competitive Organization.<p>A few days ago I introduced part 1 of The Evolution of Organizations so if you haven't read/seen that post yet then I highly recommend you check it …

By not evolving, deep sea microbes may prove Darwin right

In the muddy sediments beneath the deep sea, scientists have found ancient communities of bacteria that have remained virtually unchanged for 2.3 billion years.<p>Researchers say these microscopic organisms are an example of "extreme evolutionary stasis" and represent the greatest lack of evolution …

Biology

What blind beetles can teach us about evolution

Evolution is often perceived as being a “directional” or “adaptive” process. We often think of species evolving to become stronger or faster, or to …

Biology

Humans vs Algorithms: evolution of the Facebook news feed

Tags: Facebook<p>By now, any student of Facebook’s evolution will know the key numbers governing its news feed curation: 1,500 and 300.<p>The first number …

Researchers have traced the evolution of glowing shrimp

Florida International University researchers have traced the evolution of bioluminescence in deep-sea shrimps.<p>The study, led by marine scientists …

Biology

Santa Cruz island scrub-jay evolution: Surprising biodiversity in neighboring populations.

When I first stepped foot on California’s picturesque Santa Cruz Island, I was in awe. The foxes were tame, the jays were supersized, and the …

Santa Cruz

Genome study unmasks evolution of Darwin's finches

A genome study of the famed Darwin finch species on the Galapagos and Cocos islands has unveiled a gene behind the 15 species' remarkable variation of beaks, a feature that helped inspire the father of evolutionary theory.<p>The study of 120 individual birds from across the South American island chain …

A gene that shaped the evolution of Darwin's finches

Researchers from Princeton University and Uppsala University in Sweden have identified a gene in the Galápagos finches studied by English naturalist …

Biology

Darwin's Revolutionary Evolution

On Feb. 12 we celebrated Charles Darwin's 206th birthday. (Fig. 1 shows Darwin late in life.) This calls for at least a brief essay, to remind ourselves of Darwin's remarkable achievement.<p>Figure 1. Darwin in his old age (reproduced by kind permission of the Syndics of Cambridge University …

Teen Dads Pass Mutations to Their Kids

Here’s another reason to discourage teen sex: teenage fathers pass along six times as many genetic mutations to their kids as do teenage mothers.<p>Researchers who looked at the DNA of more than 24,000 parents and their children found that when the father was 20 or younger, the children had many more …