By: Danelle Karth
Evolution has been a philosophy for a long time, dating back to before the current era. Many great masters of thought continued to think about how we came about and how we were related. Darwin put down the theory of evolution with the idea of...
By: Ian Loft
In 1994 I moved with my family to Tasmania (Australia) and took on my new job as an engineer looking after buildings and infrastructure for a government department. One of the most amazing aspects of this position that I occupied for four years was the...
Book reviews: The Ghosts of Evolution: Nonsensical Fruit, Missing Partners, and Other Ecological Anachronisms, by Connie Barlow
By: Kallie Szczepanski
You will never look at a mango or avocado the same way again, once you've read "The Ghosts of Evolution: Nonsensical Fruit, Missing Partners, and Other Ecological Anachronisms" by Connie Barlow.Barlow experienced a "eureka!" moment when she realized that many North and South...
By: Sid Gribbin
If biological evolution had its way, we would be living for around 40 years, which was round about the average lifespan that modern humans have had for the vast part of their existence on earth. Disease was nature's way of ensuring that our species evolved...
By: Stephanie Smith - 320518
In 2002 a debate in Edinburgh University entitled Is Evolution Over?' sparked controversy when a group of scientists proposed that because of our western lifestyles human evolution is over. Despite disagreeing with this I can't help but think that our growing intelligence has helped...
By: Xauri'El Zwaan
Every form of life is continually evolving, being shaped by the feedback loop of variation, selection, and retention of complex characteristics. Human life is no exception to this universal law. People have a tendency to think and act as if the human form has never...
Did Dinosaurs Evolve into Birds
By: Sharmal Kelambi
I sometimes get quite surprised with some of these debates I find in Helium. About things you consider as actual fact, there you find a debate. It's no need of mentioning how frustrating some of these debates are. Where people come forward with all these...
Did Dinosaurs Evolve into Birds
By: Joel Kontinen
It seems that dinosaurs have recently acquired many new neighbours. At the beginning of the year, science journals announced that beetles lived during the dinosaur era. Recently, we learned that platypuses were also existent at that time. Now we can add modern birds to the...
The theory of evolution explained
By: Anne StClair
The theory of evolution is generally referred to as 'Darwin's theory of evolution' because he was the first to offer an explanation of it in his book 'The Origin of Species' (1859). Others, such as the Greek philosopher Anaximander, had speculated centuries before that species...
By: Brice Oh
When we think of evolution of man, we think of Charles Darwin. His theory of evolution says that man evolved from the apelike ancestor. "Modern man" evolved around 40,000 years ago. Ever since man has 'come' into planet Earth, life on Earth has changed...

 

1 7 8 9 10 11 34