Despite overfishing, robust genetic diversity remains intact and provides hope for recovery
Source: Massive collapse of Atlantic cod didn’t leave evolutionary scars | Science | AAAS
Our biggest evolutionary advantages are an ability to walk on two legs and our big brains.
Source: How did humans evolve, and will we evolve more?
The fossil skull of a woman in Czechia has provided the oldest modern human genome yet reconstructed, representing a population that formed before the ancestors of present-day Europeans and Asians split apart.
Source: Neanderthal ancestry identifies oldest modern human genome — ScienceDaily
New research shows that ancient southern Kalahari was more important to human evolution than previously thought.
Source: Where did human evolution begin? — Quartz Africa
Neuroscientist Joel Frohlich proposes a test of whether the computer, isolated from the internet, understands what conscious experience is like.
Source: How WOULD We Know If an AI Is Conscious? | Mind Matters
A new study has found the first evidence of sophisticated breathing organs in 450-million-year-old sea creatures. Contrary to previous thought, trilobites were leg breathers, with structures resembling gills hanging off their thighs.
Source: 450-million-year-old sea creatures had a leg up on breathing: First evidence of trilobites’ bizarre breathing organs uncovered — ScienceDaily
The data of the eonic effect in world history gives us one of the few direct observations of ‘evolution’ that we have, albeit of civilizations. But the evolution of man in deep time mos…
Source: The strange cancel culture of Darwin fanatics backfires on the whole profession of biologists, caught in a closed mindset – 1848+: The End(s) of History
Early humans were just as innovative inland as on the coast, new research from the southern Kalahari Desert in Africa suggests.
Source: New discoveries fundamentally change the picture of human evolution – CNN