star-nosed mole

A Star Is Born

The fleshy pink "fingers" on the snout of the star-nosed mole point to this animal's unique evolutionary history.

Voracious Evolution

Discoveries of more complete remains of cartilagenous fishes have shed new light on the prehistory of sharks and their relatives.

The Darwin Celebration

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Earth's earliest known forms of animal life were trailblazers.

“Vision” in single-celled Synechocystis works by principles similar to the human eye.

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