An evolutionary anthropologist tackles the mystery of the butt
Month: September 2020
Emergence of Life –“Played an Important Role on Evolution of the Moon”
For about half of Earth’s 4.6 billion-year existence, the atmosphere contained only carbon dioxide and nitrogen, with no oxygen. But this changed when cyanobacteria, also known as blue-green algae, started producing the first oxygen using nitrogenase, which led to the Great Oxidation Event, fueling the evolution of life on Earth. Rust Discovered at Moon’s […]
Source: Emergence of Life –“Played an Important Role on Evolution of the Moon” | The Daily Galaxy
Reviewing research about the evolution of complex cognition in birds
Teaching evolutionary theory to artificial intelligence reveals cancer’s life history
By Losing Genes, Life Often Evolved More Complexity
Recent major surveys show that reductions in genomic complexity — including the loss of key genes — have successfully shaped the evolution of life throughout history.
Source: By Losing Genes, Life Often Evolved More Complexity | Quanta Magazine
Excitable cells: Tracking the evolution of electrical signalling in plants
An exchange on Bennett, evolution, and WHEE – The Gurdjieff Con
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Source: An exchange on Bennett, evolution, and WHEE – The Gurdjieff Con
The Age of Synthetic Biology: Start the War Games!
Eight years of research on H5N1 had convinced him that this cunning little Darwinian demon was capable of ecocide—the wiping out of entire species. –Kennedy Shortridge, microbiologist, University of Hong Kong It was bad enough when, beginning in March, US President Donald J. Trump repeatedly referred to Covid-19 as “the Chinese virus” in speeches, insulting More
Source: The Age of Synthetic Biology: Start the War Games! – CounterPunch.org
Is The Venus Project The Next Stage In Human Evolution?
A seismic shift is under way. Against the backdrop of rising temperatures, collapsing ecosystems, and the threat of species extinction, technologies like AI and robotics are poised to transform the global order. But what will this future look like?
Source: Is The Venus Project The Next Stage In Human Evolution?