Posts Tagged Origin of Species

New light on origins of modern humans…

Summary: The work confirms a dispersal of Homo sapiens from southern to eastern Africa immediately preceded the out-of-Africa migration… Read all about this research here at Science Daily: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/03/190320101957.htm Advertisements

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Natural History: Wallace and Darwin…

The following video presents a brief history on the work and eventual discoveries by naturalists Alfred Russel Wallace and Charles Darwin which led to the eventual theory of natural selection…

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Origins of photosynthesis in plants dated to 1.25 billion years ago…

Intro:  The world’s oldest algae fossils are a billion years old, according to a new analysis… Read the article here at enn.com: http://www.enn.com/ecosystems/article/53513

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The secret of how life on earth began… 

Article from bbc.com…  Summary: How did life begin? There can hardly be a bigger question. For much of human history, almost everyone believed some version of “the gods did it”. Any other explanation was inconceivable…  Read this article here: The secret of how life on earth began 

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Scientists Seek to Update Evolution… 

Recent discoveries have led some researchers to argue that the modern evolutionary synthesis needs to be amended…  Read this article here at quantamagazine.org: Scientists Seek to Update Evolution

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Fossils of first plant-eating marine reptile found…

A bizarre crocodile-sized ’hammerhead’ creature, that lived 242 million years ago in what today is southern China may have been the earliest known example of a plant-eating marine reptile… the reptile is called ‘Atopodentatus unicus,’ Latin for “unique strangely toothed… Source thehindu.com: Fossils of first plant-eating marine reptile found  

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Timeline of natural history…

Source Wikipedia: “This timeline of natural history summarizes significant geological and biological events from the formation of the Earth to the rise of modern humans. Times are listed in millions of years, or megaanni (Ma).” See the full article here: Timeline of natural history…

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All 2.3 Million Species Are Mapped into a Single Circle of Life…

Source: Article by By Mark Fischetti on March 1, 2016 as posted on scientificamerican.com All 2.3 Million Species Are Mapped into a Single Circle of Life    

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BOOK: Origins: The Scientific Story of Creation

Reblogged from thedispersalofdarwin.wordpress.com: Source: BOOK: Origins: The Scientific Story of Creation

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Turtles and dinosaurs: Scientists solve reptile mysteries with landmark study on the evolution of turtles…

“Summary: A team of scientists has reconstructed a detailed ‘tree of life’ for turtles. Next generation sequencing technologies have generated unprecedented amounts of genetic information for a thrilling new look at turtles’ evolutionary history. Scientists place turtles in the newly named group ‘Archelosauria’ with their closest relatives: birds, crocodiles, and dinosaurs…” Read article here:  “Turtles […]

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Celebrating Charles Darwin…

Born on February 12th, 1809, the naturalist Charles Darwin has truly influenced our knowledge of Earth’s biological diversity. His evolutionary theory has explained the adaptation processes of living organisms and has also assisted in the understanding of a broad range of disciplines, including; geology, zoology, botany, anthropology, and others. In December 1831, Darwin embarked on […]

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Book: The Descent of Man and Selection in Relation to Sex

In 1871, Charles Darwin first published this volume on evolutionary theory, “Descent of man and selection in relation to sex”. This work was published after his contradictory 1859 “Origin of species”, since it opposed the biblical Genesis design. This first volume of “The Descent of Man”, focuses on the issues and observations of evidence of […]

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