Pandemic, science, vaccination, Darwinism and the right: are scientists hopeless idiots or what? From suspicion of Darwinism to suspicions of scientists to suspicions of vaccines… – 1848+: The End(s) of History

The current pandemic in the US is a puzzle in the sphere of vaccination. Tens of millions refuse vaccination in what is seen as irrationalism. So it is, but consider the issue of evolution. The the…

Source: Pandemic, science, vaccination, Darwinism and the right: are scientists hopeless idiots or what? From suspicion of Darwinism to suspicions of scientists to suspicions of vaccines… – 1848+: The End(s) of History

Exploring the past: Computational models shed new light on the evolution of prehistoric languages — 

A new linguistic study sheds light on the nature of languages spoken before the written period, using computational modeling to reconstruct the grammar of the 6500-7000 year-old Proto-Indo-European language.

Source: Exploring the past: Computational models shed new light on the evolution of prehistoric languages — ScienceDaily

What evolutionary advantage comes from women having considerably less body hair than men? 

The long-running series in which readers answer other readers’ questions on subjects ranging from trivial flights of fancy to profound scientific and philosophical concepts

Source: What evolutionary advantage comes from women having considerably less body hair than men? | Evolution | The Guardian

Orangutans Observed Using Hammer Tools to Crack Nuts | Biology | Sci-News.com

New research from the University of Tübingen demonstrates that nut-cracking can emerge in Sumatran (Pongo abelii) and Bornean (Pongo pygmaeus) orangutans through individual learning and certain types of non-copying social learning.

Source: Orangutans Observed Using Hammer Tools to Crack Nuts | Biology | Sci-News.com