Do Organisms always Evolve into more Complex Forms
By: Julian Kelly
As humans, we have reached a point of evolutionary death. Advances in healthcare ensure that no longer do just the "strong" humans survive. With transplant surgeries, antibiotics, asthma medications, and various other medical interventions the weaker members of our community are given a viable opportunity...
By: Jason Parrish
On Monday 2, 2005, President Bush said Intelligent Design should be taught alongside evolution."I think that part of education is to expose people to different schools of thought," Bush said. "You're asking me whether or not most people ought to be exposed to...
Do Organisms always Evolve into more Complex Forms
By: Matthew Zimmer - 393877
Evolution is not a planned event. Speaking from a scientific point of view, the evolution of organisms through time has always occurred by accident. Evolution occurs when one or more genes within an organism mutate, creating different phenotypes. For example, at some point in earth's...
By: Matthew Zimmer - 393877
Most people are familiar with the phrase, "survival of the fittest". Darwin's theory of evolution uses this phrase as a foundation, for it explains how organisms evolve. Creatures that are able to survive long enough to reproduce will have genes that allow them to do...
By: Paul Arnold
Teenage pregnancy was common in dinosaurs according to new fossil evidence, which suggests that some of the giant animals were pregnant when they were as young as 8 years old, long before they reached adult size. The findings also reinforce the evolutionary link between birds...
By: Jackie Doss
Theory . . . or Hypothesis?Yes, I believe in evolution . . . that things change over time. Who could refute that? What I do not believe is that new species come into being by the evolution of old species. Darwin believed this. He believed that one form of life...
By: Shawn Mcbee
In a recent interview promoting his creationist propaganda film, "Expelled: No Intelligence Allowed," Ben Stein stated that Darwin had no Idea about the complexity of the cell, was totally ignorant of DNA, RNA, the Human Genome, how chromosomes and genes worked, etc. To Ben...
By: Sage Doak
Predators play a key role in evolution. Predators force the adaption of prey animals which in return forces the adaption of predators. This has lead to the biological arms race idea.One of the simplest examples of evolution is in a scenario where you have...
By: Sage Doak
Birds are descendants of dinosaurs. To understand how birds evolved from dinosaurs you must first understand how bird like features evolved and developed such as feathers, flight, toothless bills, hollow bones, and many others. I will try and provide a basic overview of some of...
By: William Perry
A quick look at how archaeopteryx and orynthorhynchus have characteristics that are shared and unique. These two animals all have a shared characteristic with the dinosaurs, similarly humans have many shared characteristics with dinosaurs yet have many shared characteristics with Orang-utangs (98% shared DNA). These...

 

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