Posts Tagged ‘adaptation’

Incredibly (Successful) Shrinking Dinosaurs

Tuesday, May 6th, 2014
dinosaurs, maniraptoran, birds, size, evolution, adaptation

How do you survive extinction? Try different, smaller sizes.

Convergent Evolution in the Genes

Thursday, September 12th, 2013
dolphins, toothed whales, bats, echolocation, genes, genetics, genomics, hearing, convergent, evolution, adaptation

How does echolocation work at the gene level for diverse animals like bats and dolphins?

Roadkill and Wing Size

Wednesday, March 20th, 2013
swallows, jack dumbacher, birds, evolution, adaptation, selection, wings, cars, autos, roadkill, Nebraska

Swallows in Nebraska have evolved shorter wingspans to stay away from cars.

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