Category Archives: Evolutionary Biology

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Humans contribute to species extinction

World on verge of ‘sixth great extinction’ due to humans By Descrier Staff on June 1, 2014 Headlines, Science The Earth is on the brink of a sixth great extinction after humanity has increased the natural rate of animal and … Continue reading

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Flightless birds are evolution mystery

Evolution Made Ridiculous Flightless Birds Over and Over By Elizabeth Preston | May 22, 2014 , Discover Magazine   Watching an ostrich sprint across the plain like a mean two-legged dust mop, you might think a mistake has been made. … Continue reading

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It didn’t all happen by itself

Does the Big Bang breakthrough offer proof of God? Opinion by Leslie A. Wickman, special to CNN March 20, 2014 (CNN) The remarkable discovery, announced this week, of ripples in the space-time fabric of the universe rocked the world of … Continue reading

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Origin of life is still a puzzle

How Did Life Occur On Earth Billions Of Years Ago? Fuel Cells May Have Answers: NASA By Kukil Bora on March 14 2014 1:49 AM International Business Times Laurie Barge of NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, Calif., is seen here … Continue reading

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Diversity of species puzzles scientists

Does Competition Drive Diversity of Species? One of the biggest issues in evolutionary biology is understanding how microevolutionary processes, mechanisms that happen within species, influence larger ecological patterns, he said. To what degree do they explain broad observations, such as … Continue reading

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Mechanisms of evolution are questioned

Science Review Article: “Nothing in Evolution Makes Sense Except in the Light of Biology” Casey Luskin,  March 12, 2014,  Evolution News A new article in Science, “Combating Evolution to Fight Disease,” notes that the neo-Darwinian, or “modern” synthesis of “[t]raditional … Continue reading

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Religion and evolution should not have conflict

Ayala: God and Evolution can Coexist Braden Buckel | Mar 11, 2014, New University   Distinguished Professor Roberto Ayala revealed the history of evolutionary science and defended Charles Darwin’s Theory of Natural Selection guiding evolution from the idea of intelligent … Continue reading

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Clue to evolution of flowering plants

The Origin of Flowers: DNA of Storied Plant Provides Insight Into the Evolution of Flowering Plants Web address:      http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/12/      131219142225.htm The newly sequenced genome of the Amborella plant will be published in the journal Science on 20 December … Continue reading

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