UW News


May 3, 2012

Human brain evolution tied to partial gene copy that blocks original

A brain-development gene incompletely duplicated about time of the transition of pre-human to more human-like beings.

March 7, 2012

Gorilla genome offers insights into great ape and human evolution

Today the gorilla became the last of the living great apes to have its genome assembly reported.

April 10, 2008

Evolutionary biologist to speak on organism-environment interaction

Richard Lewontin, Alexander Agassiz research professor emeritus of comparative zoology at Harvard University, will deliver a free Jessie and John Danz lecture at 6:30 p.

March 13, 2008

‘Evolution in the Evening’ series offers timely look at tricky subject

The fossil record, human evolution, the origin of the species and even the rise of antibiotic-resistant bacteria will be subjects of the discussion-based lecture series “Evolution in the Evening,” starting April 3 on the UW campus.

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