It has been confirmed from a build up of evidence that a section of the human X chromosome derives from interbreeding with Neanderthals. Article from io9
Not so very long ago, we shared this planet with several other species of human, all of them clever, resourceful and excellent hunters, so why did only Homo sapiens survive? See the full BBC Science story here
One of my favourite comebacks that I read on a blog recently was when an atheistic scientist was talking to a creationist and the creationist stated “I don’t come from no monkey (sic)!” the scientist said, “Actually I’m going further back and showing you that you are descended from a fish!” …and then I found […]
The Pope has tried his hand at evolutionary biology and failed miserably! According to him Humanity is not a product of evolution…which is random… Firstly we ARE undoubtably the product of evolution, the random mutation of genetic material and it’s non-random survival of the resulting phenotypes. Maybe he should stick to what he is good […]
A new article in Nature outlines that Human males “lost” certain genes, as part of his evolution, which lead to larger brains and also “lost” spines from his penis which are still present on many other mammals. More evidence for our evolution…it just keeps on coming!
…and more evidence for the development of the human liniage is discovered and confirmed…although there is still much more to learn and discover, but that is why we do science! Full story from the BBC