Evolution

Out Of Africa: What They Do Not Tell Us

The (Pre-)Neanderthals were the first, you see: ...

Article - Sascha Vongehr - Jun 11 2017 - 10:58pm

This House Is Crap

Life isn’t always easy, but some beetles simply behave reckless.Trying to get your eggs inside a colony of murderous all-consuming red woodants (Formica rufa, see the picturebelow) is simply asking for trouble, or is it? The four spotted leaf beetle larva ...

Article - Chris Jacobs - Jul 27 2016 - 4:43pm

We May Be The First Life In The Universe

Science-fiction is filled with technologically advanced species that could easily overwhelm us- but it may be that we are going to be that first interstellar traveler, and we may discover other life before it even knows it is being discovered. The univers ...

Article - News Staff - Aug 2 2016 - 3:09pm

Sorry David Attenborough, We Didn't Evolve From Aquatic Apes

Occasionally in science there are theories that refuse to die despite the overwhelming evidence against them. The “aquatic ape hypothesis” is one of these, now championed by Sir David Attenborough in his recent BBC Radio 4 series The Waterside Ape. The hy ...

Article - The Conversation - Sep 19 2016 - 9:25am

Bizarre Forelimb Evolution In Ancient Drepanosaurus Fossil

New fossils from the Late Triassic period (235 to 201 million years ago) are changing scientists' understanding of what drastically different forms can evolve in the tetrapod forelimb, including skeletal adaptations never before seen in land animals. ...

Article - News Staff - Sep 29 2016 - 11:00am

German IQ Free Fall: 5 Years To Stability Threshold Germans On The Run And The Reasons

What is the reason for the steep decay of average intelligence in Germany? Is it the current immigration? What is the brain-drain’s contribution? It is none of these! But why not and what is the reason? I admit that as an antifascist for three decades, I h ...

Article - Sascha Vongehr - Mar 13 2017 - 8:50pm

How The First Biomolecule Self-Replicated

Evolutionary biology long ago solved the philosophical conundrum 'what came first, the chicken or the egg?' by showing that eggs came long before chickens.  But more relevant to evolution is the 'mother' molecule that led to the formati ...

Article - News Staff - Nov 2 2016 - 6:22pm

Affirmative Action Or Racist Regression: Help Lisa Fight Donald Trump

The following is truthfully reporting a conversation between Lovely Liberal Lisa from the sociology department, a stupid Donald Trump follower in the mathematics department, and a Heil Hitler screaming Nazi, the stupid Donald Trump lover’s secret best frie ...

Article - Sascha Vongehr - Jan 14 2017 - 3:02am

Like Life On Earth? Thank Asteroid Impacts

Around 65 million years ago, a massive asteroid crashed into the Gulf of Mexico, causing an impact so huge that the blast and its aftermath wiped out about 75 percent of all life on Earth, including most of the dinosaurs. It’s known as the Chicxulub impact ...

Article - News Staff - Nov 18 2016 - 6:08pm

Australopithecus Afarensis: ‘Lucy’ Was A Tree Climber?

Evidence preserved in the internal skeletal structure of the famous Lucy fossil (Australopithecus afarensis- "southern ape of Afar ") suggests the ancient human species frequently climbed trees, according to a new anal ...

Article - News Staff - Nov 30 2016 - 4:19pm