Evolution

Ford's most iconic cars through the years - and how they evolved

Ford's most iconic cars through the years - and how they evolved

2 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Ford has been around for 116 years, and in that long period of time, it's produced many important, powerful, and beautiful cars. But several Ford vehicles stand out. We've...
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Why Some Amazonian Societies Survived and Others Perished amid Pre-Columbian Droughts

1 day ago   |   Scientific American

Confronting climate change, cultures with intensive, specialized land use were vulnerable. Those that endured cultivated multiple crops and helped edible rainforest species prosper
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Biological evolution inspires machine learning

1 day ago   |   Science Daily

Evolution allows life to explore almost limitless diversity and complexity. Scientists hope to recreate such open-endedness in the laboratory or in computer simulations, but...
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Study reveals new genomic roots of ecological adaptation in polar bear evolution

1 day ago   |   Science Daily

Scientists have shed new light on the genomic foundation of the polar bear's ecological adaption by pinpointing rapid changes in the bear's gene copy numbers in response to a...
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Triple Take: How to handle Aaron Pico after TKO loss at Bellator 222?

Triple Take: How to handle Aaron Pico after TKO loss at Bellator 222?

1 day ago   |   MMAjunkie

At Friday's Bellator 222 in New York, Aaron Pico suffered a second consecutive knockout loss, this time courtesy of Adam Borics in a fight that Pico was winning the whole way...
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Domestication Made Dogs' Facial Anatomy More Fetching to Humans

1 day ago   |   Scientific American

Wolves lack the muscles that allow dogs to raise their eyebrows and make puppy dog eyes
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Gene Increases Risk for Pot Addiction

1 day ago   |   Scientific American

First gene associated with cannabis abuse likely affects how people respond to the drug
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Alan Brinkley, scholar of liberalism, dead at 70

1 day ago   |   Star Tribune

Prize-winning historian Alan Brinkley, who traced the evolution of liberalism from the New Deal to the 21st century and was a popular commentator on culture and politics, has...
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How Millipedes Avoid Interspecies Sexual Slips

2 days ago   |   Scientific American

Millipedes, often blind, have come up with clever physical signals to ward off sexual advances from members of wrong species.
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Virus genes help determine if pea aphids get their wings

4 days ago   |   Science Daily

Researchers shed light on the important role that microbial genes, like those from viruses, can play in insect and animal evolution.
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Trump kicks off 2020 campaign at Orlando rally

Trump kicks off 2020 campaign at Orlando rally

The president is hoping to replicate the dynamics that allowed him to capture the Republican Party nomination and then the presidency in 2016 as an insurgent intent on... Read more ...

Utility blamed for deadly, destructive California wildfire agrees to pay $1...

Utility blamed for deadly, destructive California wildfire agrees to pay $1 billion to governments

A California utility blamed for igniting several wildfires that killed dozens and destroyed thousands of homes has agreed to pay $1 billion to Northern California cities and... Read more ...

Four suspects charged with shooting down passenger jet in Ukraine

Four suspects charged with shooting down passenger jet in Ukraine

Four people - three Russians and one Ukrainian - will face murder charges in the downing of a Malaysia Airlines plane in eastern Ukraine in which 298 people were killed in... Read more ...

Trump raises $24.8 million in less than 24 hours, RNC says

Trump raises $24.8 million in less than 24 hours, RNC says

President Donald Trump raked in nearly $25 million in campaign contributions for his re-election effort in less than 24 hours, the chairwoman of the Republican National... Read more ...

UN: Saudi Arabia's crown prince should be investigated for Jamal Khashoggi's...

UN: Saudi Arabia's crown prince should be investigated for Jamal Khashoggi's murder

Saudi Arabia's crown prince should be investigated for the murder of Jamal Khashoggi amid “credible evidence” that he and other high-level officials in the kingdom are liable... Read more ...

UN expert eyes probe of Saudi prince role in Khashoggi death

UN expert eyes probe of Saudi prince role in Khashoggi death

GENEVA - An independent U.N. human rights expert investigating the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi on Wednesday recommended an investigation into the possible role... Read more ...

Amazon's updated Kindle Oasis gains new color adjustable front light

Amazon's updated Kindle Oasis gains new color adjustable front light

Amazon just unveiled an updated Kindle Oasis and it is the first in the Kindle lineup to gain adjustable display color temperature. The feature allows users to customize the... Read more ...

Feds seize $1 billion worth of cocaine in massive Philadelphia drug bust

Feds seize $1 billion worth of cocaine in massive Philadelphia drug bust

Federal authorities discovered 16.5 tons of cocaine on a ship in a Philadelphia and arrested members of the crew in one of the largest drug busts in the area's history... Read more ...

Joy Harjo Becomes The First Native American U.S. Poet Laureate

Joy Harjo Becomes The First Native American U.S. Poet Laureate

A member of the Muskogee Creek Nation, the 68-year-old poet and musician says she bears "the honor on behalf of the people and my ancestors," and aims to serve as an... Read more ...

The best bike lights you can buy

The best bike lights you can buy

Insider Picks writes about products and services to help you navigate when shopping online. Insider Inc. receives a commission from our affiliate partners when you buy through... Read more ...