Biology Magazine


  • Complete Homo Habilis Skull “discovered”

    Complete Homo Habilis Skull “discovered”

    Homo habilis could be one of the most important members of the human family; representing the start of our evolution towards the modern human body: walking... Read more

    The 20 June 2014 by   Reprieve
  • PPP in the USA

    The PPP team are always busy even when they are away from the field site! PPP Research Coordinator, Sam Williams, and I are in the states visiting family but... Read more

    The 12 June 2014 by   Iratemonkey
  • Hyaena, Where Art Thou?

    Hyaena, Where Thou?

    Black Hyaena Down – the search for Betton by chopperA quick recap of our collared hyaenas, four had been collared last year, Chomma, Betton, Bill and Hermione. Read more

    The 22 June 2014 by   Iratemonkey
  • Vertebrate Sexual Systems

    Vertebrate Sexual Systems

    Awesome figure of the sexual systems used by 2,145 vertebrates species (705 fish, 173 amphibian, 593 non-avian reptilian, 195 avian, 479 mammalian). Similar... Read more

    The 29 June 2014 by   Bjornostman
  • Human Ancestors Caught Herpes off Chimps 1.6 Million Years Ago

    Human Ancestors Caught Herpes Chimps Million Years

    There are a lot of unique things about humans. One of the lesser known facts is that we’re the only primate species infected with two distinct types of the... Read more

    The 15 June 2014 by   Reprieve
  • Mike Riddle: Does Evolution Have a . . . Chance?

    Mike Riddle: Does Evolution Have Chance?

    It's all very well to have a degree in mathematics and try and calculate the probability for proteins forming, but if you don't know - or choose to ignore -... Read more

    The 08 June 2014 by   Bjornostman
  • Lies Aren’t Always Bad

    Lies Aren’t Always

    Language has been a huge boon to our species but has also created a fairly major problem: it’s now really easy to weave an elaborate web of lies to trick someon... Read more

    The 19 June 2014 by   Reprieve
  • Chimps & Humans Split Twice as Long Ago as Previously Thought (part 3)

    Chimps Humans Split Twice Long Previously Thought (part

    Most scientists think that the human family split from the chimpanzee family around 5 – 7 million years ago. However, advances in technology are allowing us to... Read more

    The 17 June 2014 by   Reprieve
  • Integrated Information Theory

    Neuroscientist Giulio Tononi has proposed that consciousness is integrated information and can be measured by a quantity called , which is a measure of the... Read more

    The 02 June 2014 by   Ccc1685
  • Why You Shouldn’t Trust 96% of Evolutionary Psychology

    Shouldn’t Trust Evolutionary Psychology

    Over the past few million years evolution has moulded our bodies; changing us from an animal that looked very similar to an ape into one that looks slightly les... Read more

    The 09 June 2014 by   Reprieve