By: Malabika Ray
The Selfish Gene: ReviewThe Selfish Gene by Richard Dawkins was first published in 1976. Even after 31 years of its first publication, it remains an international best seller. Dawkins, an expert in his field (Evolutionary Biology) explains complex biological ideas in a very interesting and...
By: Andrew Franks
When taken in the evolutionary context, "survival of the fittest" has a much different meaning than most people apply to it. "Survival" in this sense does not mean the perserverance of the ogranism, but rather is in reference to the continued lineage of the organism's...
By: Robert C.
Neantherthals and humans The period of 200 Millennia in which the Neanderthals began their occupation of Europe and western Asia were that of fluctuating climates between periods of extreme cold and warmth. In the north of Europe ice sheets up to a mile thick covered...
By: gemini girl
How were the pyramids built? This question has puzzled scientist for centuries and still continues to puzzle experts today. To date, there has been no documentation or clues that have given Egyptologists answers about the construction of the pyramids. Because there are many theories and...
By: William Remski
The Egyptian pyramids are one of the wonders of the ancient world. They were old when the Greeks wrote their first histories. How such gigantic structures were built in the time before powerful machinery is a mystery. We can make a few guesses as to...
By: Ward M. Clark
Everywhere you look, in this modern world, you see the works of Man. Cities, towns, highways, fields. Homo sapiens sapiens, our species, has been a prolific creator, a builder, a shaper, a creature unparalleled in changing its environment to suit itself.Before our species arose...
By: Thomas Wagner
Early Days of Forensic Image ProcessingWhen I got started in Web and Internet programming I used to brag about being there "before there were pictures". But where Forensics and Image Processing is concerned I can also brag about "being there before Microsoft".Everyone in the...
By: Sage Doak
Evolution is life. Evolution is current. Evolution is undeniable. Evolution is stupid, or just misunderstood.Evolution is both a slow and steady process, as well as a fast random process. There are many mistakes and myths in evolution that we must dispel. Evolution is merely...
By: Darian Peters
When Charles Darwin proposed that the mechanism underlying biological evolution was natural selection the seeds were sown for the removal of teleology from biological causal explanations. As a result animate functions were no longer considered, by scientists, to be due to the design of a...
By: Eddie French
Watch a documentary on the origin of life and you will soon see if you are of the intensely inquisitive variety glaring gaps in the story of how life evolved from long chain molecules to multi-celled life forms, or indeed, how the long chain molecules...

 

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