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# Evolution

Last year
Messi's mixed night a good sign for Argentina in win over dismal Poland
Messi missed a penalty but his side topped their World Cup group with a 2-0 win.
Sexton: 'If you stay the same, other teams will pass you out'
The Ireland captain has stressed the need for the squad to build on their achievements over the summer during the November internationals.
'We’re not at our full potential' - Kenny promises further Irish improvement
Kenny was speaking on the eve of Ireland’s Nations League tie against Scotland.
Leah Williamson: England's success has changed society
The Lionesses are looking to secure the first major silverware in their history in Sunday’s Euro 2022 final.
Dream debut for Darwin Nunez as Liverpool beat Man City to Community Shield
Liverpool’s new striker scored late in a 3-1 win.
Liverpool close to completing signing of Darwin Nunez for club-record fee
The 22-year-old Benfica forward is expected to undergo a medical on Monday.
All time
'If I don't have their name or number in my phone, then it doesn't really bother me'
James Lowe on whether or not the Lions tour was actually ‘boring’, online criticism and the work he has put into his defence, and his first season with Ireland.
Andy Farrell says he is ‘big enough and ugly enough’ to deal with the pressure
Ireland coach says he is comfortable under the spotlight as his first year in charge draws to a close.
Babies being born without wisdom teeth due to rapid evolution, scientists say
A study has found that humans are evolving at a faster rate than at any point in the past 250 years.
Fossil from previously unknown human species sparks fresh questions about where we come from
Dubbed Homo luzonensis, it is a long-lost cousin of modern people.
The Cluxton effect, converted forwards and sports psychology - the rise in free-taking goalkeepers
Cavan’s Raymond Galligan and Wicklow’s Mark Jackson both kick long-range frees for their counties.
Butterflies are genetically wired to choose a mate that looks just like them
Male butterflies show a preference for females that have similar markings.
Jim Gavin: 'The perception that Tyrone are just defensive is incorrect'
Gavin is preparing to go head-to-head with Mickey Harte on Sunday, a man he says is “one of the all-time great Gaelic football managers.”
This is why expressive brows might have mattered during human evolution
Mobile eyebrows gave us the communication skills to establish large, social networks.
Prehistoric women crushing grain into flour were stronger than today's Olympic standard rowers
A new study has shown that the arm bones of Neolithic women were 11-16% stronger.
Kearns vows that Tipperary will only get better following stunning Croke Park success
The Premier County boss has been reflecting on a League campaign that saw him use 27 players.
Humanity's oldest relative is an egg-shaped creature with a huge mouth and no anus
The Saccorhytus lived some 540 million years ago.
Mourinho admits changing style for United
Manchester United’s performances are worthy of a place in the Premier League title fight, according to Jose Mourinho.
This is what we'd have to look like if we wanted to survive every car crash
Meet Graham.
City in the sky - check out these incredible photos of Manhattan from above
The number of skyscrapers in Manhattan has doubled to 56 in the last ten years, and another 19 are on the way.
The story of Gordon D'Arcy's hair through 12 glorious headshots
The Leinster and Ireland centre wasn’t afraid to adapt his image from time to time…
No point comparing Leinster to 2012 vintage, everything has changed -- Rob Kearney
The fullback says his side must keep evolving to challenge the threats from the Top 14.
Money well spent - How Toulon evolved from rich mercenaries to trophy-addicted galacticos
The team from the south of France have evolved dramatically over the last few years.
These modern ads are even more sexist than their 'Mad Man'-era counterparts
One promotion from 2008 actually offered men a trip to pick a Russian bride.
Ireland Women aiming for 'the next level' with big changes on and off the field
New head coach Tom Tierney wants to bring more great athletes onto Ireland’s rugby scene.
From dial-up to The Devil Wears Prada: How the internet helped this writer's career
Sophia Stuart’s career began when the internet was taking its first steps, and her fascination with it took her all over the world.
How to change minds and influence people: Irish athletes who altered public perceptions in 2014
Don’t I know you?
Pope backs evolution theory, says 'God doesn't have a magic wand'
The pontiff said that the Big Bang theory is not inconsistent with Catholic teachings.
Wayne Rooney: I'm not the player I used to be
The England star was handed the club captaincy in the summer and insists his game has progressed.
Humans and Neanderthals lived side-by-side for 5,000 years. We share DNA. Do the maths.
We (humans) eventually “outcompeted” them though. Go us.
Why you feel like you're falling in your sleep
Don’t be scared by the hypnic jerk.
Herpes infected humans before we had even evolved into humans
There was no escape.
Fish with protective parents (like Nemo) are more likely to evolve into new species
Research from Trinity College Dublin has found that egg-guarding habits help boost species diversity.
Brian O'Driscoll: 'I am a big believer that the lows happen for a reason'
As he moves towards the end of his Leinster career, the 35-year-old reflects on the great changes he has played through.
At last: Study explains why polar bears are fat and yet healthy
It’s all down to genes and some super-speedy evolution.
The evolution of the World Cup football in one cool GIF
They don’t make them like they used to.
10 life skills technology has stolen from you
The question is, do we care?
Rats could evolve to become 'bigger than sheep', scientists predict
If you’re terrified of rodents you may want to avert your eyes.
Does heartbreak cause actual pain?
A broken heart isn’t just an abstract concept… and evolution wants it that way.
VIDEO: Chabal gets smashed, gets angry in French second division
All together now, OOOOHHH!