Biology Magazine


  • Neanderthals Were Just Really Old People: Disproven

    Neanderthals Were Just Really People: Disproven

    Whenever I write a post about Neanderthals I typically get three kinds of comments. There are the people who ask “just how smart were the Neanderthals?” After... Read more

    The 19 May 2014 by   Reprieve
  • Oh O’Malley


    Last month we started leopard trapping again. It’s always an exciting time for the project but also a lot of hard work. We had two leopard collars left which... Read more

    The 13 May 2014 by   Iratemonkey
  • Not Dead Yet: When Do We Give up on an Idea?

    Dead Yet: When Give Idea?

    Guest post by Carina Baskett written in response to Angela Moles and Jeff Ollerton's post on Dynamic Ecology: Is the notion that species interactions are... Read more

    The 16 May 2014 by   Bjornostman
  • When Did Language Evolve?

    When Language Evolve?

    Language is one of our most unique and important attributes. No other form of animal communication comes close to conveying the sheer amount of information we... Read more

    The 27 May 2014 by   Reprieve
  • Neanderthals Were Just as Smart as Us

    Neanderthals Were Just Smart

    Humans are the last surviving members of our family, the hominins. Scientists have been trying to explain this fact for as long as its been known. Read more

    The 15 May 2014 by   Reprieve
  • Could Chimps Take Over the World?

    Could Chimps Take Over World?

    A chimp eating a monkey she killed with a spear. The beginning of the end for humans?Chimpanzees could pose stiff competition for humans. Read more

    The 29 May 2014 by   Reprieve
  • Neanderthal Technology on Par with Humans

    Neanderthal Technology with Humans

    The Neanderthals were a close relative of ours that lived in Europe from 350,000 years ago; until we turned up on the scene and they promptly went extinct... Read more

    The 13 May 2014 by   Reprieve
  • Atheists View Other Atheists as Immoral

    Atheists View Other Immoral

    Farming arose in the Near East around 10,000 years ago and, for the first time, this allowed for huge societies to flourish. Cities, armies and empires became... Read more

    The 16 May 2014 by   Reprieve
  • Skin, Hair and Eye Colour Still Evolving as Recently as 4,000 Years Ago

    Skin, Hair Colour Still Evolving Recently 4,000 Years

    Humans have been living in Europe for almost 50,000 years. During this time they’ve developed a handful of adaptations for northern climates; the most notable o... Read more

    The 20 May 2014 by   Reprieve