Michael Medved talks with Robert J. Marks about animal vs human mindsWith a glance at unique human creativityRobert J. Marks: Sometimes the results of computation are surprising. But they are not creative because it has all been placed there in the computer program. Humans can do something e
Source: Michael Medved Talks With Robert J. Marks About Animal vs. Human vs. AI Minds | Mind Matters
“We can’t turn away from reality if we want to avoid catastrophe.”.. When the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released a special report in October warning of how quickly we’re advancing
Source: Climate Change and Biodiversity Should Be Top Headline News | Common Dreams Views
What if there is genuine directionality in mutation? An important paper addresses the subject.
Source: PLOS Genetics Asks: “What Is a Mutation?” | Evolution News
It’s curious how adaptations that could have evolved by natural selection are nevertheless seen as evidence for Intelligent Design. Indeed, in the case of diarrhea and the appendix, as ID adv…
Source: ID craziness: Diarrhea and the appendix are signs of intelligent design « Why Evolution Is True
Erasmus Darwin remains largely unread in an age when he could be read online for free. There must be something amiss with Ed Simon’s assumption that persons of his type can “cure the world.”
Source: Charles Darwin’s grandfather’s poetry prophesied evolutionary theory | Uncommon Descent
Microbiologists observed E. coli as the bacteria rapidly acquired new genes.
Source: Scientists Tracked Evolution Of Antibiotic Resistance In Real Time
A couple of evolutionary biologists were having fun, tossing around ideas of how Godzilla gets bigger with every movie, until their light-hearted research project turned serious.
Source: Godzilla, evolution and human anxiety about big, scary things | Ottawa Citizen
A mass die-off of seabirds in the Bering Sea may be partially attributable to climate change, according to a new study.
Source: Mass die-off of puffins recorded in the Bering Sea: Climate-induced food shifts may be to blame — ScienceDaily
A collaborative study led by archaeologists, geneticists and museum curators is providing answers to previously unsolved questions about life in sub-Saharan Africa thousands of years ago.
Source: Ancient DNA tells the story of the first herders and farmers in east Africa — ScienceDaily