Horgan finds that, despite the enormous advances in neuroscience, genetics, cognitive science, and AI, our minds remain “as mysterious as ever.”
Source: Why Did a Prominent Science Writer Come To Doubt the AI Takeover? | Mind Matters
Natural selection can explain “the survival of the fittest but not the arrival of the fittest.”
Source: Ten Reasons Why Birds Are Not Living Dinosaurs | Evolution News
In a new book, a paleoanthropologist argues that walking upright has had profound effects on human anatomy and behavior.
Source: ‘First Steps’ shows how bipedalism led humans down a strange evolutionary path | Science News
Dr. Axe devotes a lecture to scientist Neil deGrasse Tyson’s objection to intelligent design based on supposedly “stupid design” in nature.
Source: Explore Intelligent Design in Molecular Biology with Douglas Axe at DiscoveryU | Evolution News
The modern human brain is relatively young, researchers report. Their new work nails down when the brain as we know it evolved.
Source: Team pinpoints when the modern human brain evolved – Futurity
New evidence affirms that significant, long-standing inter-group cultural differences shaped the later stages of human evolution in Africa.
Source: Archaeology in West Africa could rewrite the textbooks on human evolution
New research at Dmanisi continues to challenge what we think we know about our deep past.
Source: The Carnivore Paradise That Keeps Changing the Story of Human Evolution – Atlas Obscura
MSU’s expertise in fish biology, genetics helping researchers rewrite evolutionary history and shape future health studies. The network of nerves connecting our eyes to our brains is sophisticated and researchers have now shown that it evolved much earlier than previously thought, thanks to an un
Source: An Evolutionary Discovery That “Literally Changes the Textbook”