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Entries from July 2014

“Dawn of the Planet of the Apes” Defames Bonobos

July 14th, 2014 · No Comments

A Relentless March to War “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes” Defames Bonobos by Dr. SUSAN BLOCK http://www.counterpunch.org/2014/07/14/dawn-of-the-planet-of-the-apes-defames-bonobos/ As Dawn of the Planet of the Apes leaps and bounds onto humanity’s big screens, captivating audiences with its 3D “motion capture” CGI and eye-popping FX, putting us in touch with our inner ape and making […]

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How A Troublesome Inheritance Gets Human Genetics Wrong

July 6th, 2014 · No Comments

How A Troublesome Inheritance Gets Human Genetics Wrong Time and again, data that refutes Nicholas Wade’s arguments in A Troublesome Inheritance is not only available and widely cited in the population genetics literature—it is often in the text of the papers listed in his endnotes. Jeremy Yoder The Molecular Ecologist May 29, 2014 https://portside.org/2014-07-05/how-troublesome-inheritance-gets-human-genetics-wrong

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LFM online

July 6th, 2014 · No Comments

The Introduction to LFM and the Public folder at drobox for LFM PDF fileshttps://www.dropbox.com/ sh/ng1r6bie334uzrf/AAAkfAgk0_ZXwPRb1BzMfiKWa https://www.dropbox.com/ sh/ng1r6bie334uzrf /AAA8Jqxf41CMBqN0qTYlfmDDa/LFM_Introduction.pdf

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Working Epigenetics into Evolutionary Theory

July 6th, 2014 · No Comments

Ghost of Lamarck: Working Epigenetics into Evolutionary Theory Evolution News & Views March 18, 2014 5:41 AM | Permalink http://www.evolutionnews.org/2014/03/ghost_of_lamarc083371.html Epigenetics is a reality that can no longer be ignored. Too many studies have shown that factors above the DNA code are not only influential in trait formation, but can be passed on to offspring. […]

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Timeline of human origins revised

July 4th, 2014 · No Comments

Timeline of human origins revised: New synthesis of research links changing environment with Homo’s evolutionary adaptability http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/07/140703142346.htm Many traits unique to humans were long thought to have originated in the genus Homo between 2.4 and 1.8 million years ago in Africa. Although scientists have recognized these characteristics for decades, they are reconsidering the true evolutionary […]

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