By: Jay Moody
Dawkins, Richard (2006) The Selfish Gene, 30th Anniversary edition, New York: Oxford University Press The Selfish Gene by Richard Dawkins is a remarkable and engaging journey through evolutionary theory. Dawkins’ “selfish gene theory” challenges what he considers common and incorrect notions that the &ldquo...
Noble prize winner: Natural selection will destroy humanity
By: Terrence Aym
Mankind can go extinct any number of ways: a comet or asteroid could hit Earth, the sun could explode, a total nuclear war could break out, a virulent disease could send all of Mankind to the grave…But of all the ways the human race...
By: Terrence Aym
Using DNA evidence, migration patterns, measurements of reforestation after an ice age, and calculations of planetary warming, scientists have deduced that the mysterious disappearance of the Woolly Mammoths about 4,000 years ago was chiefly due to environmental changes.DNA record second to nonePaleobiologists agree...
The genius of Edward O. Wilson
By: Elizabeth Frain
Sociobiology is the “systematic study of the biological basis of all forms of social behaviour including sexual and parental behaviour, in all kinds of organisms, including humans”1. It stems from earlier evolutionary theories such as Darwinism. This theory has been praised by many...
By: Evelyn Berger
Barbara McClintock, born on June 16, 1902, was a scientist and a distinguished American cytogeneticist. Born in Hartford, Connecticut, she was the third of four children. From an early age she was very independent, and at the age of three, was moved to live with...
Scientists: Dolphins deserve human rights
By: Terrence Aym
Following many years of intense research and observation, researchers have arrived at the inescapable conclusion that dolphins possess intelligence almost the equivalent of human beings and emotional IQs higher than most people. In fact, say scientists, dolphins are the equal of people in the philosophical...
By: Julie Thomas-Zucker
Robocilia is a manmade cilia and a tool for studying embryonic development. The cilia is a mix of window caulking and copolymers pulled into filaments. Natural cilia are hair-like particles that give movement to organisms. This is an early scientific development and many more uses...
Biography: Richard Dawkins
By: Becca More
Richard Dawkins was born in Nairobi, Kenya on 26 March 1941. When he was eight, his father moved back to England after serving in Africa during World War Two and it was in England where Dawkins spent the remainder of his childhood on the farm...
By: J. Lang Wood
Richard Dawkins is a prominent name in the fields of biology, science and religion. His deep reliance on evolution in his study of human behavior and his outspoken lectures have made him one of the best-known atheists in the media. He has spent his life...
Revolutionary brain implant makes monkey smarter
By: Terrence Aym
Ready for a super brain boost? A remarkable new chip may make it possible.Brain implants—also known as neural implants—have come a long way since early research into the science began nearly 60 years ago.Using an advanced neural chip, scientists at Wake...

 

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