Monthly Archives: February 2014
Intelligence has, for the longest of times, has been a topic of subjectivity and ambiguity among scientists. Some define in within the academic merit and IQ scores, while others define it as a means of the ability to adapt to … Keep Reading
Red Postman (Heliconius erato)Image from Wikimedia Commons Tobin Hammer of the ecology and evolutionary biology department, armed with a butterfly net and on a mission to catch some Heliconius eratos, headed to a field site in Gamboa, Panama in his … Keep Reading
Conveniently enough, corresponding to our recent topic of study at hand, the important issue of creationism versus evolution was brought back up on February 4th, when Answers in Genesis hosted a debate on the apparently still-controversial topic. Everyone’s favorite bow-tie … Keep Reading
Here’s a helpful video for remembering the five mechanisms of microevolution. You might find the narrator’s voice to be familiar. Enjoy!
Pink Fairy Armadillo (Chlamyphorus truncatus)Image from Wikimedia Commons Even though this critter does not go around granting wishes, it is still an amazing mammal.
Early human artwork from the Chauvet caveImage from Wikimedia Commons While learning about the process of evolution in class, I became interested in researching how species evolve over time, specifically the species Homo sapiens. Though the classic image of a … Keep Reading