January 19, 2013

The Evolutionary Biology of Star Trek and You

Annalee Newitz, io9

AP Photo

One of the big mysteries of human evolution is what happened to all the humans who shared the planet with Homo sapiens for hundreds of thousands of years. While Homo sapiens was evolving in Africa, there were also tool-making hominins in Europe and Asia, known as Homo erectus, the Denisovans, and the Neanderthals.

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TAGGED: Breeding, Intraspecies Variation, Humans, Star Trek, Evolutionary Biology


October 12, 2013
To Protect Biodiversity, Kill Yourself
Ronald Bailey, Reason
All right, the headline is not exactly what a new study, "Social-Ecological Predictors of Global Invasions and Extinctions," in the journal Ecology and Society recommends. The study, however, does claim that longer human lives is... more ››