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Unifor calls for national moratorium on fracking

November 30th, 2013 · No Comments

RG mail http://www.unifor.org/en/whats-new/news/unifor-calls-national-moratorium-fracking Nov 14, 2013* Unifor calls for national moratorium on fracking Unifor, Canada’s largest energy union, is calling for a Canada-wide moratorium on all new oil and gas fracking. Already the provinces of Quebec and Newfoundland and Labrador have introduced moratoriums on fracking. Nova Scotia has banned fracking while undertaking a review. Unifor […]

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“Biological Intelligence is a Fleeting Phase in the Evolution of the Universe”

November 30th, 2013 · No Comments

http://www.dailygalaxy.com/my_weblog/2013/11/biological-intelligence-is-a-transitory-phenomenon-a-fleeting-phase-in-the-evolution-of-the-universe.html During an epoch of dramatic climate change 200,000 years ago, Homo sapiens (modern humans) evolved in Africa. Several leading scientists are asking: Is the human species entering a new evolutionary, post-biological inflection point? Paul Davies, a British-born theoretical physicist, cosmologist, astrobiologist and Director of the Beyond Center for Fundamental Concepts in Science and Co-Director […]

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New Discovery of Middle Pleistocene Hominin fossils from the cave site

November 4th, 2013 · No Comments

New Discovery of Middle Pleistocene Hominin fossils from the cave site “Sunjiadong" at Luanchuan County of Henan Province in Central China Lingxia Zhao & Lizhao Zhang 2013 ESHE Sunjiadong Cave (111°41’38″E, 33°47’50″N) is located at the eastern end of Qinling mountains (the geological boundary mountains of N.China from the S). The fossil site was discovered […]

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Adaptation to bipedalism from Ardipithecus to Homo erectus

November 4th, 2013 · No Comments

Adaptation to bipedalism from Ardipithecus to Homo erectus. What did genes? What did gravity? The evolutionary relevance of the hidden link between both. Christine Tardieu, Jean-Paul Damsin, Raphael Seringe & Jean Legaye 2013 ESHE Since reaching bipedal balance is a very demanding constraint in the face of gravity, we described numerous “epigenetic" characters which develop […]

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The Homo erectus from Turkey –

November 4th, 2013 · No Comments

The Homo erectus from Turkey – New results from the anthropological study of the KocabaÅŸ reconstructed skull and the chronological framework on the Denizli Basin Amélie Vialet cs 2013 ESHE Bio-chronological estimations regarding the fragmentary cranium of the only known Turkish H.erectus (KocabaÅŸ, SW.Turkey) are conflicting: – first estimated at 0.5 Ma, the partial skull […]

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