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Everything you wanted to know about evolution by natural selection in short, easy to digest, episodes. Hosted, and produced by writer Rick Coste.

Evolution Talk Rick Coste

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Everything you wanted to know about evolution by natural selection in short, easy to digest, episodes. Hosted, and produced by writer Rick Coste.

    The Human Eye

    The Human Eye

    Evolution by natural selection can build complex features through small, incremental changes. But can it build an eye?

    • 9 min
    Denisovans

    Denisovans

    Caves hide many things.  Be it shards of glass, arrowheads... or bones.  It's to whom these bones might have belonged to which often leads us on a path to great discoveries... and forgotten 'cousins'.

    • 8 min
    Survival of the Fittest Part 2

    Survival of the Fittest Part 2

    Consider this a 'lost episode' of Evolution Talk.  In it I talk with Stephanie Keep of BiteScis.org about the origins and misconceptions around the term 'survival of the fittest'.

    • 12 min
    Update: Video Series

    Update: Video Series

    There is now a new way to enjoy the show.  A video series is being created to add visuals to the podcast.  Learn more at EvolutionTalk.com !

    • 58 sec
    Mary Anning

    Mary Anning

    In 1811 , or 1812, a young girl by the name of Mary Anning, along with her little brother, happened upon an incredible find while digging around the cliffs of Lyme Regis in England. It was a skull. A very large skull.

    • 13 min
    Rosalind Franklin

    Rosalind Franklin

    It’s safe to say, and very few would disagree, that without Rosalind Franklin the double helix structure would not have been discovered when it was, nor perhaps by the same team of discoverers.

    • 14 min

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