News: Evolutionary Biology
New research suggests a change in climate is the likely cause of the mysterious disappearance of ancient lions and bears from parts of North America for a thousand years or more prior to the last Ice Age.
New Australian Research Council funding paves the way for further discoveries.
Tiny insects that live on Eucalyptus leaves have been forced to travel vast distances or change what they eat to survive, after bushfires destroyed their habitat.
New research shows that humans had a significant role in the extinction of woolly mammoths in Eurasia, occurring thousands of years later than previously thought.
University of Adelaide scientists will develop computer vision and machine-learning techniques to examine the fossil evidence of the Ediacara Biota – the earliest evidence of complex life.
Delve into the science behind ancient DNA – what exactly is it, and how easy is it to extract from remains?
School students will be able to document their local insect biodiversity and potentially discover new species in their area, as part of a new project led by SA Museum and University of Adelaide scientists.
Five University of Adelaide researchers have won 2021 South Australian Young Tall Poppy Science Awards.
Research led by the University of Adelaide has shown, for the first time, that the digestive systems of nectar-eating birds co-evolved with the nectar-composition in flowers.
Evolutionary biologists have assessed the phenomenon of parallelism in soil-burrowing cockroaches for the first time.