Evolution http://wunc.org en What Does A Peahen See In A Peacock? http://wunc.org/post/what-does-peahen-see-peacock <p>When a guy goes out to the club, he might throw on his best clothes or a flashy chain or spike up his hair to impress the ladies. People call this &ldquo;peacocking&rdquo; after the birds who fan their colorful tails to attract mates.</p><p></p><p>But scientists are still researching what benefits peacocks get from their fashionable feathers.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Thu, 10 Oct 2013 11:25:47 +0000 Daniel Lane 23503 at http://wunc.org What Does A Peahen See In A Peacock? Why Baseball Pitchers (And Other Athletes) Are Getting Taller http://wunc.org/post/why-baseball-pitchers-and-other-athletes-are-getting-taller <p>Scientists have known for years that the athletes topping the podium in speed sports, like swimming and running, have grown taller over the past century. Now, new research from Duke University shows that athletes in a range of other sports, including certain team sports, are following a similar trend.</p> Wed, 10 Jul 2013 18:00:00 +0000 Laura Candler 18609 at http://wunc.org Why Baseball Pitchers (And Other Athletes) Are Getting Taller