Biology Magazine


  • Our Brain is Shrinking but Our Frontal Lobe is Growing

    Brain Shrinking Frontal Lobe Growing

    Taung, the first Australopithecus discovered, had an endocast. Endocasts are moulds of brains created from the imprints on the inside of the skull; allowing us... Read more

    The 13 March 2014 by   Reprieve
  • Welcome Caroline

    Welcome Caroline

    The Primate and Predator Project would like to extend a big welcome to Caroline Howlett, our new Primate Research Coordinator!Caroline first volunteered at... Read more

    The 13 March 2014 by   Iratemonkey
  • Dmanisi Contains Two Human Species After All?

    Dmanisi Contains Human Species After All?

    Last year Dmanisi, in Georgia, made headlines when a new fossil human skull (known as D4500, or skull 5 by people who want to have to remember less numbers)... Read more

    The 11 March 2014 by   Reprieve
  • Wy Do You Believe?


    If you say you believe in something, what is it that you mean by that? For example, if you say you believe you will find a hundred-dollar bill today, what is... Read more

    The 04 March 2014 by   Bjornostman
  • Evolutionary Dynamics in Holey Fitness Landscapes

    Evolutionary Dynamics Holey Fitness Landscapes

    What do real fitness landscapes look like? Do they look more like the image on the left, a nearly-neutral holey fitness landscape, or the one on the right, a... Read more

    The 04 March 2014 by   Bjornostman
  • Pushing Back the Origin of Meat Eating

    Pushing Back Origin Meat Eating

    Chimpanzees hunt and kill other animals, but it’s insignificant; only making up ~3% of their diet1. It seems seems to be more as a bonding activity than food,... Read more

    The 25 March 2014 by   Reprieve
  • How Old is Chimp Culture: Finding the Chimp Y-chromosomal Adam

    Chimp Culture: Finding Y-chromosomal Adam

    Some of the chimp cultures currently identified, along with the behaviours practised by each (you’re probably going to want to click to see a bigger... Read more

    The 02 March 2014 by   Reprieve