By: Briar Miller
Lamarck is an almost forgotten, pre-Darwinian evolutionist. Born Jean-Baptise Antoine de Monet in 1744, he used 'Chevalier de Lamarck' as a pen name. He wrote extensively on botany as well as his findings on the classification of animals. His was a brilliant mind and he...
By: P J Thompson
Many different futures can be predicted for our race from the information we have concerning human evolution in the past. We know that animals such as ourselves adapt physically to fare better within their habitat or niche. So what we have to look at here...
By: Stefan Joosten
"Man will never fly"We all know now that this statement is patently untrue. Yet there are many that still cling to the believe that the evolution of the wing by chance is impossible. Will they be proven wrong as well?The evolution of birds is...
By: Shane Christensen
Out of all the creatures that live on this planet, the human species has had the greatest impact on all other life forms and the planet itself. Ironically most of this change has occurred in the last few hundred years, which is really just a...
By: Tom Parsons
Some who have given their allegiance to the theory of evolution have boldly claimed that the evidences for the theory are actually proofs of it, and that those who disagree are either people with extremely low IQs, or religious fanatics. Of course, this is naive...
By: Albert Aunchman
In assessing the future of human evolution, we have already accepted that evolution exists and is an on going process. Evolution plays a central role in the development of all living things. From the primordial soup, life on earth has evolved in a systematic and...
By: Michael Conti
The most important factor in the evolution of species is genetic variation. DNA polymers are practically infinitesimal, but still can contain over 200 million base pairings. Even with this many different pairings, a single genetic mutation; a change in these base pairings; can manifest itself...
By: Frances Stanford
The Saskatoon berry is very similar to the blueberry, but smaller in size. It grows on small shrubs that rarely reach more than 8 m in height. The berries ripen in early summer and usually appear in clumps of between 3 and 20 berries. The...
By: Shane Christensen
The link between human evolution and migration has been an integral part of our history, going back to the earliest recorded times of our species' existence. As we became more intelligent and increased the use of man-made tools and animal transport, we increased the means...
By: Rena Sherwood
Paleontology and evolution are two steps, but by no means the only steps, in trying to discover the wonders of life on earth. They help us get a better perspective not only on our place in the grand web of life, but that life is...

 

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