Introduction to the Stone Age
By: Ken Mowbray
Introduction to the Stone Age: Why is this significant?The Stone Age is really the start of the archaeological record, at least in the sense that is only stones that have been manipulated into useful tools are what scientists find when they dig in "archaeologically...
Introduction to prehistoric art
By: Mildred Larson
Many prehistorians have queried whether the limits of man's self-expression had been reached by the magnificent cultures that flourished at the end of the ice age. One such culture was that of the people inhabiting the region that is now France and Spain sometime between...
What is evolution?
By: Judith Bonawitz
I think evolution is funny. I'll tell you why. ( Evolution is defined as the process by which different kinds of living organisms are believed to have developed, especially by natural selection, gradual development, chemistry the given off of a gaseous product or of heat...
Views on the theories of evolution
By: James D. Bentham
Evolution is a theory, not a fact. It's the classic evolution denier's preface to an argument against evolution's validity. Whether it's a case of equivocation bred from disingenuity or ignorance, the imaginary straw man is commonly summoned with the belief that it will stump "secularists...
By: Richard Sprigg - 416921
Any article that deals with the field of Paleoanthropology must, of necessity, take account of the disparate views that exist at the highest levels on this subject.In this article, I shall attempt to delineate the opposing views without any intentional bias towards one side...
Cryptozoology
By: everending
To say cryptozoology is not a valid science is to say that theology is not a valid science either, nor philosophy or some cultural studies. Cryptozoology is not simply the study of mythical creatures; it is the study of creatures that have not yet been...
Tool-making hominids: Zinjanthropus boisei
By: G E Barr
OH5 aka THE NUTCRACKER MANMary Douglas Nicol Leakey was born in Great Britain. Her father was a painter and so her family moved quite often. In 1926, Mary's father died and it affected her deeply. She was repeatedly expelled from school and so her mother...
Anthropology: Intro to the concept of culture
By: Shah-Kapoor
My love affair with anthropology!I spent 3 years studying a population via the use of anthropological field methods. Here, I want to talk particularly about the struggles I faced in the process, and the advantages of being a native in the culture I studied...
By: Keith Hamburger
The phrase "survival of the fittest" is often used to describe what Charles Darwin called "natural selection". These exact words were not coined by Darwin but by a contemporary of his, Herbert Spencer. Spencer used the concept, if not the words, in works on economics...
What 'survival of the fittest' means
By: Paul Peters - 483623
There is a lot of confusion with survival of the fittest. Many people use this as a word that is interchangeable with evolution. In reality though survival of the fittest is completely different then survival of the fittest. Evolution is the process of change over...

 

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