By: Amelia Emery
For as long as both ancient and modern societies have been in place, there have always been dogs present in the lives of humans. The dog-human connection is an intricate web that was formed when humans first started an age old relationship with these canine...
By: Terrence Aym
A new type of 3D X-ray imaging technology has revealed vestigial legs on an snake fossil. This physical evidence confirms that snakes did evolve from reptiles millions of years ago.The results appear in the February 8th issue of the Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology. The...
Classic examples of evolution: Genetics underlying peppered moth color identified
By: Alicia M Prater PhD
Peppered moths (Biston betularia) have long been used as an example of natural selection leading to changes in populations. These white and dark colored moths existed mainly in light colored forms prior to the industrial revolution. Once sooty air started to invade their environment in...
The theory of evolution explained
By: Christyl Rivers
Evolution is the not only a fact of life, it is the basic fact of all life. We all are made of the Universe, yet humans often seem to forget that we are part of creation. We do not deny we are made of water...
Darwin was right: Scientists find 'missing link'
By: Kenneth Andrews
In a discovery which will be ignored by blinkered creationists, Darwin's theories about evolution have been supported (again). Australopithecus sediba, first discovered near Johannesberg in 2010, could be the missing link with which modern humans can trace their origins back to primates, a new ancestor...
Arguments against Charles Darwin's theory of evolution
By: Maylin Ramos
“For I am well aware that scarcely a single point is discussed in this volume on which facts cannot be adduced, often apparently leading to conclusions directly opposite to those at which I have arrived. A fair result can be obtained only by fully...
Evolution and how it affects humans
By: Christyl Rivers
Evolution affects all organisms, of course. The major way in which it affects human beings differently from all other animals is that only humans can not accept the truth that they simply “are.” Although no one seems to care much, and most will...
Charles Darwin's theory of evolution and its legacy
By: Christyl Rivers
What is the legacy of Charles Darwin?He would likely be apalled to know that his groundbreaking work has fomented so much conflict, been the basis for eugenics, and divides many into red state and blue state style, political debates. On the other highly evolved...
Charles Darwin's theory of evolution and its legacy
By: Jack Merrywell
The theory of evolution by natural selection is the foundational principle of Biology. It is the field’s explanation for the great diversity of life, and it is among the most brilliant and well-established scientific theories currently extant. Charles Darwin first postulated his evolutionary ideas...
Life on earth that may be of extraterrestrial origin
By: Christyl Rivers
Some, all, or no life on earth may be of extraterrestrial origin. Of course, we are all made of star stuff, so in this sense, being composed of the same elements of the cosmos, we are all of extraterrestrial origin. It is never a question...

 

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