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...
By: Janet Grischy
The California buckeye, Aesculus californica, begins to bloom in April or May, depending on location and on the duration of the winter rains. The tree is perhaps about ten to twelve feet tall when it grows in the full sun of chaparral. Chaparral is a...
By: John Welford
It is hard to bring to mind any scientist who was as controversial and misunderstood as Charles Darwin, not only in his own time but even to the present day.He was born on 12th February 1809 in Shrewsbury, in the north midlands of England...
By: Wendy Connick
The continent of Australia has been geographically isolated for so long that the animal life has evolved in unique ways. Australian animals fill the same ecological niches as their counterparts in other parts of the world, but they're developed traits that are similar to and...
Male Pregnancy
By: Jason Hernandez
Let me borrow a slogan from the feminist pro-choice movement: "Keep your laws off my body!" The idea behind it is that a woman should not be forced to carry an unwanted pregnancy to term; that a pregnancy deeply affects her body, and no...
Evolution
By: Nathan Brouwer
First and foremost, organism do not necessarily always move towards more complex forms. It is fairly common for whole groups of organisms, or organs within organisms, to become less complex. The appendix once served a function in humans, but we've evolved to no longer require...
Flaws in evolutionary theory
By: Randy Crum
If you read the answers people give to the question of what flaws are present in the theory of evolution, those answers generally reflect perceived flaws in the fact of evolution instead.Evolution, after all, is both a fact as well as a theory. The...
Should animals be used for experimentation
By: Wayne Reeves
Intelligence is supposed to differentiate between the numerous species on Planet Earth, then why do humans assume experimenting on animals as an adequate replacement to represent us in these tests?The best way to find out about new treatments and products is to field-test the...
Assessing the future of human evolution
By: Gerhard Adam
In assessing the "future of human evolution", I would challenge the general assumption that humans have made such tremendous progress due to natural selection pressures.It is fascinating to examine many of the articles and see phrases that allude to the significance of humans using...
Dolphins and their complex social behaviors
By: Alice Lynne Grace
Swimming with the FishesWhat animal did the Greeks treasure to such an extreme that killing this animal would be equal to murder (Greenberg 9-10)? This animal is eight feet to ten feet long and can way as much as 600 pounds. This animal can be...

 

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