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Evo in the news

Recent news on the silent crickets of Hawaii - July, 2014
For the summer holidays, Evo in the News will revisit past news items to bring you up to date on recent research and developments. In 2006, we first reported on the evolution of chirpless crickets on the island Kauai. Now similarly silent males have shown up on the neighboring island of Oahu. Did they hitch a ride there from Kauai, or is this an entirely independent case of evolution in action?

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Highlights

Kim Bostwick How boogieing birds evolved: The work of Kim Bostwick
When ornithologist Kim Bostwick goes hunting with her binoculars, she's not just looking for birds; she's looking for untold evolutionary stories.
Jackson Njau CSI: Olduvai Gorge. The work of Jackson Njau
Follow paleoanthropologist Jackson Njau as he examines fossil evidence for clues of crocodile predation on early hominids.
Evo Connection Evo Connection slide sets
This series of short slide sets explain several basic biology topics in evolutionary terms. Each set includes notes to help you present every slide.
A fisheye view of the tree of life A fisheye view of the tree of life
Explore our interactive fish evolutionary tree to learn about amazing innovations that have evolved in the different lineages.

 

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