Tag Archives: convergence

The Runes of Evolution: a fresh new read on convergence

For those fascinated by the living world, a great treat is in store. About to hit the shelves is a new publication about convergent evolution, The Runes of Evolution: How the Universe Became Self-Aware. This book is by the renowned biologist Professor … Continue reading

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So, ARE there limits to evolution?

Cambridge plays host to many meetings each year but few as unique and ambitious as the “Are There Limits to Evolution” conference that took place over two sunny days this September. Professor Simon Conway Morris and his team from the … Continue reading

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Media coverage for the Map of Life

An engaging press release about the Map of Life and its forthcoming exhibit at the Cambridge Science Festival was sent out to the media this week, co-ordinated by Dr Louise Walsh and her team at the University of Cambridge press … Continue reading

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“Evolution on Repeat” at the UMZC

The University Museum of Zoology, Cambridge (UMZC) runs free clubs for young zoologists to learn about the amazing world of animals. For children aged 6-13 there is a Young Zoologists Club and for those aged 13-18 a new group, the … Continue reading

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Evolution tour for ‘Cambridge Tradition’ programme

Oxbridge Academic Programs organise an annual summer school at the University of Cambridge called the Cambridge Tradition. Pre-University students from all over the world stay at Jesus College in Cambridge for four weeks and attend courses on a host of … Continue reading

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What’s in a name?

The Map of Life presents widely accessible, top quality information about convergent evolution, based on information in scientific literature. Topics are interactive and fully illustrated, allowing you to actively explore and learn. As you explore, the patterns of evolution can … Continue reading

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Introducing the Map of Life

The Map of Life is a recently launched online resource dedicated to telling you everything you might ever need (and want) to know about convergent evolution. Visit the Map of Life at http://www.mapoflife.org to find out more about this fascinating … Continue reading

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