An example of this devolutionary process on a showy scale? Flightless island birds, devolved from birds that could fly.
The authors offer a selectionist explanation, which is nevertheless uncertain. Note the repeated use of the subjunctive.
Cancel culture is becoming surreal. Or should I say even more surreal? “Exotic birds” are now judged to be offensive. What next?
An international team reasoned there had to be a purpose for sleep. In one of the largest datasets ever collected, they believe they found two functions.
It turned out last week that scientists have been wrong for 350 years about how sperm swim.