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New research suggests evolution might favor ‘survival of the laziest’

If you've got an unemployed, 30-year-old adult child still living in the basement, fear not. A new large-data study of fossil and extant bivalves and...

Avian malaria spread more when they can jump into multiple birds

If you're a parasite and want to spread out a little in Amazonia, then you better be cool with riding around in a variety...

A 508-million-year-old sea predator with a ‘jackknife’ head

Paleontologists at the University of Toronto (U of T) and the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) in Toronto have entirely revisited a tiny yet exceptionally...