Abiogenesis
Abiogenesis (/ˌeɪbaɪ.ɵˈdʒɛnɨsɪs/ AY-by-oh-JEN-ə-siss) or biopoiesis is the natural process of life arising from non-living matter such as simple organic compounds.Hypotheses about abiogenesis can be d...
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How Big Genitals Can Lead to Extinction, According to Science
Having big genitals can spell evolutionary disaster, say paleobiologists
Human face evolution in the last 6 million years
A depiction that human face has undergone significant evolution within the last 6 million years.
New Human Subspecies Likely To Emerge As Martian Planners Try To Establish Red Planet Colony | Tech Times
Humans who plan on inhabiting Mars are faced with a difficult challenge of conceiving children. Microgravity could result in a variety of defects in an unborn child.
Nevada woman dies of superbug resistant to all available US antibiotics
Nevada woman dies of superbug resistant to all available US antibiotics. Expert fear its only a matter of time before this fast evolving bugs threaten more a...
If there had been no asteroid collision 65 million years ago, would the human species even exist?
If there had been no asteroid collision 65 million years ago, would the human species even exist?
Mammals
There are over 4,000 different species of mammals on Earth learn more about them
Turkey To Stop Teaching Evolution In Schools
Turkey will stop teaching schoolchildren about evolution and natural selection, education officials announced, because it’s considered too complicated and
10 Things I Wish Everyone Knew about the Creation vs. Evolution Debate
ike Lehmann edits Jesus & Dawkins, a blog that looks at the intersection of Christianity, science, and atheism. Recently, Lehmann had an exchange with Creation Museum founder Ken Ham about the creatio...
The Bible v. the Constitution. Louisiana science education: School boards, principals, and teachers endorse creationism in public school.
When a student in Louisiana opens her textbook in biology class, she might not have the standard Miller and Levine Biology with a dragonfly on the cover, and she might not ever learn about evolution. ...
More 'Evidence' of Intelligent Design Shot Down by Science
Intricate cellular components are often cited as evidence of intelligent design. They couldn’t have evolved, I.D. proponents say, because they can’t be broken down into smaller, simpler functional par...
DNA Nobel Prize Winner Francis Crick Says our genes Were Planted Here By Aliens Directed Panspermia
Ever hear of Panspermia? It's an idea from Nobel Prize winner Francis Crick. He wrote in the book 'Life Itself', that given how complicated the DNA molecule ...
Humans Inherited The Tendency For Violence, But Civilization Has Tamed It
As a species, humans seem to have inherited murderous traits via evolution and genetics, but civilization has tamed some of it out, a new study suggests. Scientists in Spain calculated the rate at whi...
Scientists Find Evidence for Alternate Theory of How Life Arose
A new study led by scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) offers a twist on a popular theory for how life on Earth began about...
These Genius Crows Almost Went Extinct Before Scientists Discovered They Can Use Tools
Tool use is rare in the animal kingdom — but a nearly vanished species of Hawaiian crow has mastered it.
The true story of George Price, the scientist who discovered the equation for altruism and gave himself away
Laura met George in the pages of Reader’s Digest. In just a couple of column inches, she read an abridged version of his biography and was instantly intrigued. In the 1960s, apparently, egotistical sc...
Spontaneous generation
Spontaneous generation or anomalous generation is an obsolete body of thought on the ordinary formation of living organisms without descent from similar organisms. Typically, the idea was that certain...
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Self-organization
Self-organization is a process where some form of overall order or coordination arises out of the local interactions between the components of an initially disordered system. This process is spontaneo...
Panspermia
Panspermia (from Greek πᾶν (pan), meaning "all", and σπέρμα (sperma), meaning "seed") is the hypothesis that life exists throughout the Universe, distributed by meteoroids, asteroids...
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Homochirality
Homochirality describes a geometric property of some materials that are composed of chiral units. Chiral refers to nonsuperimposable 3D forms that are mirror images of one another, as are left and rig...
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Miller-Urey experiment
The Miller–Urey experiment (or Miller experiment) was a chemical experiment that simulated the conditions thought at the time to be present on the early Earth, and tested the chemical origin of life. ...
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RNA world hypothesis
The RNA world hypothesis proposes that self-replicating ribonucleic acid (RNA) molecules were precursors to all current life on Earth. It is generally accepted that current life on Earth descends from...
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PAH world hypothesis
The PAH world hypothesis is a speculative hypothesis that proposes that polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH), known to be abundant in the universe, including in comets, and, as well, assumed to be a...
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Iron-sulfur world theory
The iron–sulfur world theory is a set of proposals for the origin of life and the early evolution of life advanced in a series of articles between 1988 and 1992 by Günter Wächtershäuser, a Munich pate...
Timeline of evolution
This timeline of evolution of life represents the current scientific theory outlining the major events during the development of life on planet Earth. In biology, evolution is any change across succe...
Protobiont
A protocell (or protobiont) is a self-organized, endogenously ordered, spherical collection of lipids proposed as a stepping-stone to the origin of life. A central question in evolution is how simple ...
Methanosarcina acetivorans
Methanosarcina acetivorans is a versatile methane producing microbe which is found in such diverse environments as oil wells, trash dumps, deep-sea hydrothermal vents, and oxygen-depleted sediments be...
10 Things I Wish Everyone Knew about the Creation vs. Evolution Debate
ike Lehmann edits Jesus & Dawkins, a blog that looks at the intersection of Christianity, science, and atheism. Recently, Lehmann had an exchange with Creation Museum founder Ken Ham about the creatio...
Autopoiesis
"Autopoiesis" (from Greek αὐτo- (auto-), meaning "self", and ποίησις (poiesis), meaning "creation, production") refers to a system capable of reproducing and maintaining itself. The ...
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How Structure Arose in the Primordial Soup
About 4 billion years ago, molecules began to make copies of themselves, an event that marked the beginning of life on Earth. A few hundred million years later, primitive organisms began to split into...