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Studies on a newly discovered skull dating back 1.8 million years could drastically change the way we understand human evolution

October 22nd, 2013 · No Comments

http://www.euronews.com/2013/10/21/evolution-theory-shaken-by-new-skull-find/ Studies on a newly discovered skull dating back 1.8 million years could drastically change the way we understand human evolution. According to the new theory, humanity’s early ancestors could have emerged from Africa as a single adventurous species, and not three or more as previously believed. It follows the discovery in 2005 of a […]

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Hitchhiking Virus Confirms Saga of Ancient Human Migration

October 22nd, 2013 · No Comments

Hitchhiking Virus Confirms Saga of Ancient Human Migration http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/10/13102116 Oct. 21, 2013 — A study of the full genetic code of a common human virus offers a dramatic confirmation of the “out-of-Africa” pattern of human migration, which had previously been documented by anthropologists and studies of the human genome. World map featuring the geographic location […]

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No Known Hominin Is Common Ancestor of Neanderthals and Modern Humans

October 22nd, 2013 · No Comments

No Known Hominin Is Common Ancestor of Neanderthals and Modern Humans, Study Suggests http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/10/131021153202.htm Oct. 21, 2013 — The search for a common ancestor linking modern humans with the Neanderthals who lived in Europe thousands of years ago has been a compelling subject for research. But a new study suggests the quest isn’t nearly complete. […]

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Defining evolution

October 4th, 2013 · No Comments

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Clinging to an oversimplification

October 3rd, 2013 · No Comments

Descent of Man Revisited The hold of Darwinism is in part due to its simplicity, as an oversimplification. And that format induces the feeling that natural selection is some kind of law of evolution like a law of physics. The failure to see that evolution is not like that is endemic. We are left with […]

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