Natural selection

Forget Hollywood, aliens may be more human-like than you think: Study

Forget Hollywood, aliens may be more human-like than you think: Study

The theory supports the argument that foreign life forms undergo natural selection, and are like us, evolving to be fitter and stronger over time.

Nov 01, 2017, 16:26 PM IST
Watch: Robot that makes its own babies!

Watch: Robot that makes its own babies!

In a new scientific innovation, the theory of natural selection generalized by Charles Darwin has now been substantiated in robots.

Aug 18, 2015, 17:03 PM IST
Charles Darwin may not have been father of evolution theory, scientist makes startling claim

Charles Darwin may not have been father of evolution theory, scientist makes startling claim

A British scientist has made a startling claim saying that Charles Darwin may not have been father of evolution theory.

Apr 21, 2015, 13:05 PM IST

Natural selection altered Europeans` skin over 5,000 years

Europeans had darker skin, hair, and eye pigmentation some 5,000 years ago, research shows.

Mar 11, 2014, 21:35 PM IST

Island animals tamer: Study proves Charles Darwin`s Galapagos theory correct

Charles Darwin`s Galapagos theory that states animals living on islands were tamer than on the mainlands has been proven correct by the scientists in a new study.

Jan 13, 2014, 01:59 AM IST

Blame men for menopause in women

A study led by an Indian biologist has seemed to found out what causes menopause in women, and they have narrowed it down to men.

Jun 14, 2013, 11:36 AM IST

Natural selection may drive cancer cells to evolve resistance

Cancer is subject to the evolutionary processes laid out by Charles Darwin in his concept of natural selection, according to researchers at Moffitt Cancer Center.

Jun 22, 2012, 15:15 PM IST

Why humans began walking upright

Human bipedalism may have originated millions of years ago as an adaptation to carrying scarce, high-quality resources.

Mar 24, 2012, 14:36 PM IST

Animals hedge their bets in natural selection

Understanding this may help explain how nature will respond to future climate change.

Mar 16, 2011, 19:04 PM IST