Allergies Linked to Neanderthal DNA According to New Study
Jan 11, 2016 Sneezing and tearing up are some of the body's most common allergic reactions. Although these are natural responses, their degree vary for each person.
Charles Darwin’s Finches in Galapagos Islands in Danger of Going Extinct due to Vampire-like Flies
Dec 19, 2015 Finches living in the Galapagos Islands, which helped naturalists Charles Darwin prove his theory of evolution, are currently facing the threat of extinction due to parasitic flies. According to scientists' prediction, these birds could get wiped out in 50 years if proper steps are not taken.
Fossil Uncovers Mystery of How Snakes Lost Their Legs
Nov 30, 2015 A new study sheds light regarding the mystery of how snakes lost their legs and became the slithering animal that the world knows today. According to the researchers who carried out the study, these reptiles lost their limbs and evolved by burrowing underground to hunt.
Enamel on Teeth Traced Back to Prehistoric Fish
Sep 24, 2015 A discovery made by a group of researchers has offered new insight regarding the origin of the enamel that covers human teeth. By studying the evolution of prehistoric fish, the researchers concluded that enamel originated from the scales before developing on teeth and bones.