The Forgotten Female: How a Generation of Women Scientists Changed Our View of Evolution

From the Summer 2019 issue of Living Bird magazine. Subscribe now. Delicate wiry feathers curl behind a male Wilson’s Bird-of-Paradise as it sways back and forth, parading in otherworldly blues, reds, and yellows across the forest floor in Papua New Guinea. A male Indian Peafowl flaunts hundreds of “eyes”—an array of oc­ular-looking spheres with blue … Continue reading The Forgotten Female: How a Generation of Women Scientists Changed Our View of Evolution