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Why Did Evolution Puzzle Newton? New Model Explains Mating Selection

Why do some animals have showy ornaments such as deer antlers, peacock feathers and horns on dung beetles? Charles Darwin couldn’t figure it out, but now a Northwestern University research team has developed a mathematical model to explain the puzzling phenomenon of evolution. The mathematical model has made a surprising prediction: In animals with ornamentation, males will evolve out of ...

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Nobel laureate, DNA fame Venki made president of prestigious UK Royal Society

Indian-origin Chemistry Nobel laureate Venkatraman Ramakrishnan (Venki) has been bestowed the highest honour in the UK making him join the ranks of eminent British scientists such as Newton and Rhterford. Venki will succeed Paul Nurse as the Royal Society president from December this year and head the world’s top most science outfit. He was chosen by about 1,200 Royal Society ...

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