These walking fish raised out of water on land help explain evolution

We know that hundreds of millions of years ago that fish left the water and eventually evolved into land animals. But what if we could see it happen right now? We sort of can. Scientists are raising fish to survive outside of water and to walk on land and they're changing right before our eyes. » 8/27/14 11:47pm Wednesday 11:47pm

A simple chart shows how the dogs we love today evolved from a wolf

How did we get from wolves to dogs of all sizes? How do pugs and chihuahuas and pit bulls and English bulldogs and German shepherds and so forth all come from the big Grey Wolf? Evolution! We domesticated wolves by adopting cubs and feeding them and slowly changing their habits. Over generations, the wolves changed… » 1/17/14 8:43pm 1/17/14 8:43pm

This amazing fruit fly evolved to have pictures of ants on its wings

This is unbelievable, but the fruit fly G tridens has somehow evolved to have what looks like pictures of ants on its wings. Seriously, its transparent wings have an ant design on them complete with "six legs, two antennae, a head, thorax and tapered abdomen." It's nature's evolutionary art painted on a fly's wings. » 11/08/13 9:05pm 11/08/13 9:05pm

Did we become the humans we are today because of snakes?

Did you know that there's a theory of human evolution that says humans and primates' brains and visual systems developed to detect and avoid snakes? "There is new evidence to back up this unusual theory, which explains both our agile minds and our uncanny ability to sense the presence of snakes", explains Joseph… » 10/29/13 5:34pm 10/29/13 5:34pm