Biology Magazine

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  • The Evolution of Lie-Detection

    Evolution Lie-Detection

    Lying has played an important role in the evolution of humanity. Being able to cheat others out of resources obviously confers advantages upon the deceiver,... Read more

    The 31 January 2013 by   Reprieve
  • What Are the 5 Or is It 6 Rodent Senses?

    What Rodent Senses?

    Sight Taste Smell Touch Sound Kinesthetic Sense – they memorize their environment and can maneuver through it without looking. Information provided by Bell... Read more

    The 29 January 2013 by   Probestpest
  • Cave Art: A Creationist Hoax

    Cave Art: Creationist Hoax

    In 1879 Marcelino Sanz de Sautuola was conducting an archaeological excavation of the entrance to Altamira Cave, Spain. He’d just returned from a French... Read more

    The 28 January 2013 by   Reprieve
  • Two Faces of Nature: Fibonacci and Fractal

    Faces Nature: Fibonacci Fractal

    Leonardo Fibonacci is an italian mathematician born in Pisa (Leaning Tower) in the late 12th century. He was credited with spreading the Arabic numeral system i... Read more

    The 23 January 2013 by   Fadi Bejjani
  • The Tortoise Beetle - Amazing Metallic Arthropods

    Tortoise Beetle Amazing Metallic Arthropods

    image credit: Seabrook Leckie cc They look almost manufactured. Many tortoise beetles have transparent cuticles, the tough but flexible outer covering which... Read more

    The 21 January 2013 by   Gerard
  • Moist


    It doesn’t rain, it pours.  This week at Lajuma we have been getting about 100mm of rainfall per day, and although we already posted some photos, we have a few... Read more

    The 20 January 2013 by   Iratemonkey
  • The Spawn of SPAUN

    Spawn SPAUN

    SPAUN (Semantic Pointer Architecture Unified Network) is a model of a functioning brain out of Chris Eliasmith’s group at the University of Waterloo. Read more

    The 16 January 2013 by   Ccc1685
  • Titles in Evolution

    Titles Evolution

    Can you spot the odd one out in today's list of titles in evolutionary biology? The category is open, though. For example, the journal Evolution insists on its... Read more

    The 16 January 2013 by   Bjornostman
  • Our Earthwatch Heroes

    Earthwatch Heroes

    From December 30th until January 10th a group of nine Earthwatch volunteers from the United States and Canada came to help with the Primate and Predator... Read more

    The 15 January 2013 by   Iratemonkey
  • Geological History and the Importance of Pegmatite Veins.

    Geological History Importance Pegmatite Veins.

    Pegmatite veins are common in almost all the rock type in Ranchi city of India.byDr. Nitish Priyadarshi Pegmatite, meaning “joined together,” was first applied... Read more

    The 14 January 2013 by   Priyadarshi