For all its oulala sophistique the NY books has been consistently brain dead on the subject of darwinism. A paean to Darwin is not needed at this point. NY books has the resources to easily review the paradigm shift on evolution underway without the dreary eulogical ad infinitum of this, and most other, fashionable rags.
Darwin’s name sells? Sounds right about being wrong…
Darwin’s name sells
Source: Charles Darwin: The Brilliant Plodder | by David Quammen | The New York Review of Books
The very admission that Darwinism has had no role in medical science is a telling argument not for its inclusion, but for its irrelevance.
Source: The Myth of “Darwinian Medicine” | Evolution News
Human evolution was messy, with multiple human species living and interbreeding at the same time, in a convoluted process that eventually led to us. Such is the emerging narrative in anthropology, and it’s a theory now bolstered by three fascinating new studies released today.
Source: Humanity’s Origin Story Just Got More Complicated, and Fascinating | Portside
A new study led by paleoanthropologists reveals that Lucy’s species Australopithecus afarensis had an ape-like brain. However, the protracted brain growth suggests that — as is the case in humans — infants may have had a long dependence on caregivers.
Source: Lucy had an ape-like brain: Three-million-year-old brain imprints show that Australopithecus afarensis infants may have had a long dependence on caregivers — ScienceDaily
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Forget the simple out-of-Africa idea of how humans evolved. A huge array of fossils and genome studies has completely rewritten the story of how we came into being.
Source: Human evolution: The astounding new story of the origin of our species | New Scientist
An international team has found a trial drug that effectively blocks the cellular door SARS-CoV-2 uses to infect its hosts.
Source: Trial drug can significantly block early stages of COVID-19 in engineered human tissues — ScienceDaily
Genetic information from an 800,000-year-old human fossil has been retrieved for the first time. The results shed light on one of the branching points in the human family tree, reaching much further back in time than previously possible.
Source: Oldest ever human genetic evidence clarifies dispute over our ancestors — ScienceDaily
Natural selection, if understood as undirected variation and differential reproductive success, is a destructive process.
Source: Did COVID-19 Virus Evolve by Natural Selection? | Evolution News