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#Evolution

# evolution - Saturday 9 February, 2019

Butterflies are genetically wired to choose a mate that looks just like them

Male butterflies show a preference for females that have similar markings.

# evolution - Monday 27 August, 2018

From The42 Jim Gavin: 'The perception that Tyrone are just defensive is incorrect' Evolution

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.”

# evolution - Sunday 15 April, 2018

This is why expressive brows might have mattered during human evolution

Mobile eyebrows gave us the communication skills to establish large, social networks.

# evolution - Sunday 3 December, 2017

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.

# evolution - Monday 10 April, 2017

From The42 Kearns vows that Tipperary will only get better following stunning Croke Park success Evolution

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.

# evolution - Monday 30 January, 2017

Humanity's oldest relative is an egg-shaped creature with a huge mouth and no anus

The Saccorhytus lived some 540 million years ago.

# evolution - Friday 9 December, 2016

From The42 Mourinho admits changing style for United Evolution

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.

# evolution - Saturday 23 July, 2016

# evolution - Saturday 21 November, 2015

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.

# evolution - Friday 1 May, 2015

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…

# evolution - Tuesday 21 April, 2015

From The42 No point comparing Leinster to 2012 vintage, everything has changed -- Rob Kearney A Whole New World

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.

# evolution - Tuesday 14 April, 2015

From The42 Money well spent - How Toulon evolved from rich mercenaries to trophy-addicted galacticos Evolution

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.

# evolution - Monday 6 April, 2015

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.

# evolution - Tuesday 3 February, 2015

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.

# evolution - Saturday 24 January, 2015

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.

# evolution - Monday 29 December, 2014

From The42 How to change minds and influence people: Irish athletes who altered public perceptions in 2014 Evolution

# evolution - Tuesday 28 October, 2014

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.

# evolution - Tuesday 23 September, 2014

From The42 Wayne Rooney: I'm not the player I used to be Evolution

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.

# evolution - Wednesday 20 August, 2014

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.

# evolution - Monday 4 August, 2014

Why you feel like you're falling in your sleep

Don’t be scared by the hypnic jerk.

# evolution - Sunday 15 June, 2014

# evolution - Tuesday 10 June, 2014

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.

# evolution - Friday 9 May, 2014

From The42 Brian O'Driscoll: 'I am a big believer that the lows happen for a reason' Evolution

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.

# evolution - Thursday 8 May, 2014

At last: Study explains why polar bears are fat and yet healthy

It’s all down to genes and some super-speedy evolution.

# evolution - Tuesday 4 March, 2014

From The42 The evolution of the World Cup football in one cool GIF Brazil 2014

The evolution of the World Cup football in one cool GIF

They don’t make them like they used to.

# evolution - Tuesday 11 February, 2014

From The Daily Edge 10 life skills technology has stolen from you As Time Goes By

10 life skills technology has stolen from you

The question is, do we care?

# evolution - Tuesday 4 February, 2014

From The Daily Edge Rats could evolve to become 'bigger than sheep', scientists predict Rats

Rats could evolve to become 'bigger than sheep', scientists predict

If you’re terrified of rodents you may want to avert your eyes.

# evolution - Monday 28 October, 2013

Does heartbreak cause actual pain?

A broken heart isn’t just an abstract concept… and evolution wants it that way.

# evolution - Saturday 21 September, 2013

From The42 VIDEO: Chabal gets smashed, gets angry in French second division Pro Div 2

VIDEO: Chabal gets smashed, gets angry in French second division

All together now, OOOOHHH!

# evolution - Sunday 28 July, 2013

Spanish dig seeks prehistoric ancestors of Europeans

Site at caves of Atapuerca has been yielding secrets about evolution of mankind.

# evolution - Monday 15 July, 2013

Female mammals can choose the sex of their offspring by controlling sperm

New research has backed up a theory that females can speed up or slow down ‘male’ and ‘female’ sperm in the reproductive tract to choose the sex.

# evolution - Saturday 25 May, 2013

Scientists discover new reason why humans began walking on two feet

And it seems it’s NOT because our ancestors were forced out of trees and onto their feet.

# evolution - Sunday 7 October, 2012

The Evening Fix... now with added Die Hard

Here’s the things we learned, shared and loved today.

US Congressman: evolution is a lie "straight from the pit of hell" Science This post contains videos

US Congressman: evolution is a lie "straight from the pit of hell"

Republican politician Paul Broun from Georgia, who sits on the US government’s science committee, said he believes the earth is les than 9,000 years old.

# evolution - Wednesday 29 August, 2012

From The42 VIDEO: A history of the basketball video game in four and a half minutes Nostalgia This post contains videos

VIDEO: A history of the basketball video game in four and a half minutes

The genre has come a long way since its humble beginnings on the Atari 2600 in 1979.

# evolution - Thursday 10 May, 2012

Video: How Obama went from supporting gay marriage... to supporting gay marriage Evolution This post contains videos

Video: How Obama went from supporting gay marriage... to supporting gay marriage

The US president said his position had been ‘evolving’ over the years but 16 years ago he declared support for legalizing same-sex marriage.

# evolution - Sunday 18 March, 2012

250 years of genius: The evolution of Guinness advertising Guinness This post contains images

250 years of genius: The evolution of Guinness advertising

For 250 years, Guinness has been been at the forefront of successful Irish branding. We take a look at how the company used advertising in print and on television to spread the word of the black stuff.

# evolution - Wednesday 7 September, 2011

NASA-funded Maynooth research project makes evolution breakthough

International research team headed by an NUI Maynooth scientist says the potential for subsequent research using these findings is ‘endless’.

# evolution - Wednesday 13 July, 2011

From The Daily Edge The point of sex revealed... Sex

The point of sex revealed...

…but it’s not as romantic as you think – it turns out parasites are to thank for sexual reproduction.

# evolution - Tuesday 8 March, 2011

Study suggests human life evolved from southern Africa

Modern humans could have evolved from the southern part of the continent – instead of from the east, as previously thought.

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