Scientists find mass extinctions can accelerate evolution

Posted in Featured, Software on 14th Aug, 2015
by Alex Muller

The research supports the idea that mass extinctions actually speed up evolution by unleashing new creativity in adaptations.

Evolution is unpredictable and irreversible, biologists show

Posted in Science on 10th Jun, 2015
by Alex Muller

The study focuses exclusively on the type of evolution known as purifying selection, which favors mutations that have no or only a small effect in a fixed environment.