By: Samantha Amstutz
Today happens to be one of the most exciting days because your son will be born. He will grow up to be a 6'3'' replica of masculine perfection: straight white teeth, tanned skin, brown hair, blue eyes, intelligence and an alluring body to attract all...
By: Marnie Bush
Charles Darwin was a geologist, great collector, and was the English naturalist who provided evidence of what he liked to call natural selection. Natural selection is a process where the popular, or dominant traits become more and more often seen as generations of an organism...
By: Marnie Bush
Birds are most likely descended from Dinosaurs. Birds are classified as avian dinosaurs, and although this may seem different to you, are reptiles. There is a lot of evidence toward this theory, including the similarities between birds and the Maniraptoran, and the Dromaeosaur, two different...
By: Vincent Pauletti
Adaptive traits vary across the entire animal kingdom. Many of these traits have to do with environmental changes over time, and a species' ability to adapt to the changes around them. Often, these adaptive traits are not clear, and some scientists hold opposing views as...
By: Vincent Pauletti
In the last twenty years, the lineage of modern humans has been widely accepted as complete. Several genus of Homo are recognized beginning with Homo habilis around 2.4 million years ago (Jones et. al 242) and ending with anatomically modern humans, around 130,000...
Do Organisms always Evolve into more Complex Forms
By: Andrea Brooks
No, organisms do not always evolve into more complex forms. At first I was tempted to say yes, evolution leads to the more complex. I feel myself to be more complex than my prehistoric ancestors, but am I? In cognition, maybe, but physically maybe not...
By: Matt Doughten
You hear the debate often, Creationism versus Evolution. Evolution is just a theory. What is evolution and who is Charles Darwin? What inspires people to put the fish with legs emblems on their cars?The theory of evolution was formalized by Charles Darwin, however, it...
By: Randy Crum
Evolution is unavoidable. Therefore human evolution is unavoidable.There is evidence that humans are still evolving. For example some 700 relatively new genes have been discovered in the human genome just within the last 5000 to 15,000 years. (See http://www.nytimes.com/2006/03/07/science/07evolve.html.)...
By: Gerhard Adam
To consider the next phase of human evolution requires that we spend some time thinking about the selection pressure humans face. Starting about 10,000 years ago, humans began a major departure from simple biological evolution by the introduction of agriculture. From this point, human...
By: Jimmy Nightingale
Ever since the first primitive humans, namely Homo Habilis, decided it would be easier to use stone tools to do certain things, human evolution has been marked by technological leaps. Fire, stone, bronze, iron, steam, coal/oil (electricity), and silicon have all played their parts. With...

 

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