By: Fran Moriarty
Life has changed over time. This is the Law of Evolution. This is to be distinguished from the dispute between Acquired Characteristics, Natural Selection and the Modern Synthetic Theory which offer explanations of how evolution occurred. This article examines the evidence that supports the Law...
By: Tarot
Lemurs are a group of early primates that survive only on the island of Madagascar and nearby Comoros islands. Lemurs are often said to be a primitive form of primate but I prefer the term early because it means they evolved from an early form...
By: Stefan Joosten
Predicting how animal life on our planet will continue to evolve is a bit like science fiction writing. It is possible to make grand predictions about new species. But I'd rather take a look at current trends and what they tell us about animal evolution...
By: Rena Sherwood
Wondering about the future evolution of the human race is an exciting and hopeful process. Based on the great adaptations our species has done in order to thrive, it is safe to say that human beings will be capable of things we might think impossible...
By: Stefan Joosten
Have humans evolved? And are we still evolving? To some extent both questions are speculative, but I'm going to assume that we have just based on human biodiversity already in evidence and based on the fact that for example children now are on average significantly...
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Scaling. This is why those tiny creatures you see roaming around on the ground are able to carry an object that is three to five times the size that their bodies actually are. Yes, I am talking about ants. Those "bugs" you go to the...
By: Ogo A. Bellard
The Tree of Life, the Philosopher's Stone, the Holy Grail; throughout human history the myth and legend of immortality and extended life has been a common cross cultural theme. Yet one that has always stayed obscured mysterious and decidedly out of reach, that is until...
By: Aaron Hanlon
Assessing the Future of Human Evolution.Evolution has seen man do well since the first Algae like life began releasing oxygen into our atmosphere. The genes that build and bind our bodies together have survived and evolved to endure everything the world has cooked up...
By: Ogo A. Bellard
The village of Colney just outside Norwich City, in Norfolk England is home to the John Innes Centre (JIC), and the JIC is home to Dr. Michael McArthur and Professor Mervyn Bibb head of the JIC Department of Molecular Biology. Together they have achieved a...
By: Rena Sherwood
The theory of evolution does not entirely rest on the ancient backs of fossils, but they certainly are an important cornerstone for the theory. No other theory of how all current species of life forms on Earth came to be explains fossils. Also, fossils show...

 

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