Steven Nakamura

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Walking On Two Legs Changed Evolution of Human Skulls

Daryl has a Bachelor’s degree in History from Royal Holloway University of London. He has always had a strong interest in writing, particularly about …

What your nose shape says about the evolution of your ancestors

Your nose is ideally adapted to a particular environment.<p>The nose is one of the most prominent features on our faces, but not everyone is happy with …

Ghosts of past diseases shape species evolution

Parasites and diseases are major elements of the environment that affect animal populations. The new findings show evidence that infections in one …

New Skull-Hole Study Is No Evidence for Evolution

A <i>Science Daily</i> headline exclaims, “Human skull evolved along with two-legged walking, study confirms.” Actually, the study confirmed no such thing. …

Scientists make new discovery about bird evolution

A team of scientists has described the most exceptionally preserved fossil bird discovered to date, in a newly published article. The new specimen …

Climate may have shaped the evolution of the human nose

Nature's nose job<p>In the late 1800s, British anthropologist and anatomist Arthur Thomson posited that people with ancestral origins in cold, arid climates were likely to have longer, thinner noses, while those who came from warm, humid regions were inclined to have noses that were shorter and …

New ideas on dinosaur evolution

Basic facts that paleontologists thought they’d known for 130 years – about dinosaurs’ family trees – might turn out to be wrong.<p>A new study – …

Theory of evolution leads to new cancer approach

A world-first book combining evolutionary ecology and oncology aims to improve cancer prevention and therapies.<p>When Deakin University's Dr Beata …

Everything You See On Earth Is Thanks To Evolution

Most people have a basic grasp of what evolution is: an organism starts out as one thing, then, in a random series of events over millions of years, …