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Evolution’s “Big Bang” – has Darwin’s Dilemma been resolved?

Environment Institute researchers Mike Lee and Julien Soubrier, with Greg Edgecombe have resolved a mystery that has puzzled scientists for centuries, Darwin’s Dilemma. They have published their findings in Current Biology, Mike explains below in an article he produced for The Conversation. Evolution’s ‘big bang’ explained (and it’s slower than predicted) The sudden appearance of […]

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Study highlights the viviparous sea snakes as a promising system for speciation studies in the marine environment

A new paper involving Environment Institute members Kate Sanders and Michael Lee (also SA Museum) as well as Arne Rasmussen (The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts), Mumpuni (Museum Zoologi Bogor), Johan Elmberg (Kristianstad University), Anstem de Silva (Gampola, Sri Lanka) and Michael Guinea (Charles Darwin University) has recently been published in the journal Molecular […]

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New study suggests a general predictive relationship between body form and geographical range size in lizards

A new paper involving Environment Institute members Michael Lee (also SA Museum) and Adam Skinner (also SA Museum) as well as Agustin Camacho (University of Sao Paulo) has recently been published in the Journal of Biogeography. The paper titled ‘The relationship between limb reduction, body elongation and geographical range in lizards’ looked at the relationship […]

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World’s First Super Predator Had Remarkable Vision

Palaeontologists have discovered exceptionally preserved fossil eyes of the top predator in the Cambrian ocean over 500 million years ago – the fearsome metre-long Anomalocaris. The international team behind this discovery includes ACEBB researcher, Dr. Michael Lee (SA Museum and University of Adelaide) as well as Adelaide researcher Dr. Jim Jago (SA Museum and UniSA), […]

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