By: Rena Sandou
Which came first, the chicken or the egg? From the ancient philosophers to modern scientists, the chicken or the egg dilemma seemed to be almost impossible to answer. It was even widely used as a metaphor to state a circumstance or situation where the cause...
The importance of the Galapagos Islands in explaining Darwin's theory of evolution
By: PoolBoy
Although Charles Darwin was the first to conceive the idea of natural selection and evolution, he was not the first to have thoughts and questions about the multitude of life. The earliest of philosophers had their thoughts on biological life surrounded by creationism and the...
The evolution of sharks
By: PoolBoy
It would be logical to argue that sharks have actually evolved to the point where they posses 7 distinct senses. Which makes one think about how perfect of an organism sharks must be. Sharks posses very unique sensory structures that would only be effective by...
The evolution of humans
By: Danny Schwartz
Rationale Through all of its history, the human race had a vision about the future. The toltakemin Indians of Mexico call this vision "The dream of the planet". The dream of the planet is made up from all the different dreams of people from...
By: Wayne Leon Learmond
What is the future of human evolution on this earth? If you look around, there are many clues to be had as to where we, as a human species,could be heading. Let us take a look at one of those clues...artificial intelligence. Experiments...
A look at the evolution of whales
By: Joyce Ann Mallare - 541627
Some animals have their own evolutionary history or perspective. Some animals evolved from prehistoric animals such as the crocodiles, turtles, dogs, horses, birds and others. Evolution of animals is a mystery where scientists still look for the missing links to understand why appendages or body...
The evolution of pandas
By: Rena Sherwood
The giant panda (Ailurpoda melanoleuca) is a bear. But it is a vegetarian bear. Bears are omnivorous but will often prefer meat or insects in order to help them put on enough fat for winter, when they hibernate. But giant pandas do not hibernate as...
The evidence for evolution
By: Christyl Rivers
Charles Darwin's 1859 book was called On the Origin of species, and the word evolution itself appears no where in the original text. Without knowledge of DNA, or even genetics, Darwin explores what he calls “natural selection.” Who/what is selecting? In nature, the...
By: Elizabeth M Young
The theory of evolution is like any other theory of natural science. It is as good as human knowledge and human interpretation of observations and no better. The more grandiose aspects of evolutionary theory that attempt to describe our origins in the vastly distant past...
By: John Traveler
In the fifth decade of the nineteenth century, Charles Darwin signed on as naturalist aboard the HSM Beagle. The ship and Darwin would travel the globe and Darwin painstakingly recorded and classified the many species he observed in different ports of call. At one small...

 

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