Neogene
The Neogene /ˈniːɵdʒiːn/ is a geologic period and system in the International Commission on Stratigraphy (ICS) Geologic Timescale starting 23.03 million years ago and ending 2.58 million years ago. Th...
Neogene - Wikipedia
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.
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?
Indricotherium Paraceratherium . - YouTube
Oct 24, 2012 ... Paraceratherium, also commonly known as Indricotherium or Baluchitherium ( see taxonomic discussion below), is an extinct genus of gigantic ...
Animated map shows how humans migrated across the globe
It's tough to know what happened on Earth thousands of years before anyone started writing anything down. But thanks to the amazing work of anthropologists a...
List of Prehistoric Crocodiles - Crocodile Facts
A list of some of prehistoric crocodile genera the ancient beasts that hunted and killed dinosaurs.
Extinct Car-Size Shark Discovered
The big predator plied the ancient waters of both the Atlantic and Pacific.
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...
Hippopotamus
The hippos (Hippopotamus amphibius) can reach 3200 kg. They are sociable and gregarious animals but also the most dangerous animal in Africa killing many people
The science is in: Exercise isn’t the best way to lose weight
Why working out is great for health, but not for weight loss, explained in five minutes.
What Is The Origin Of The Handshake?
The handshake has existed in some form or another for thousands of years, but its origins are somewhat murky. One popular theory is that the...
We Were Wrong About How Ancient Humans Colonized North America
It’s a veritable certainty that North America’s first people arrived via the Bering Land Bridge, but less certainty exists about how and where they migrated from there. For years, scientists thought t...
High-Pitched Voice Theory - Neanderthal
Vocal experts examine the first full skeleton of a neanderthal ever to be discovered and uncover insights into the most likely sound our primitive cousins wo...
Proof of evolution that you can find on your body
If you want evidence of evolution by natural selection, look no further than your own body.
Paleogene
The Paleogene (/ˈpæliːɵdʒiːn/ or /ˈpeɪliːɵdʒiːn/; also spelled Palaeogene or Palæogene; informally Lower Tertiary) is a geologic period and system that began 66 and ended 23.03 million years ago and c...
Paleogene - Wikipedia
Miocene
The Miocene /ˈmaɪɵsiːn/ (symbol MI) is the first geological epoch of the Neogene Period and extends from about 23.03 to 5.332 million years ago (Ma). The Miocene was named by Sir Charles Lye...
Miocene - Wikipedia
Pliocene
The Pliocene (/ˈplaɪɵsiːn/; also Pleiocene) Epoch (symbol PO) is the period in the geologic timescale that extends from 5.333 million to 2.58 million years before present. It is the second and younges...
Pliocene - Wikipedia
Quaternary
The Quaternary Period /kwəˈtɜrnəri/ is the current and most recent of the three periods of the Cenozoic Era in the geologic time scale of the International Commission on Stratigraphy (ICS). It follows...
Quaternary - Wikipedia
Holocene
The Holocene /ˈhɒlɵsiːn/ is a geological epoch which began at the end of the Pleistocene (at 11,700 calendar years BP) and continues to the present. The Holocene is part of the Quaternary period. Its ...
Holocene - Wikipedia
Pleistocene
The Pleistocene /ˈplaɪstɵsiːn/ (symbol P) is the geological epoch which lasted from about 2,588,000 to 11,700 years ago, spanning the world's recent period of repeated glaciations.Charles Lyell introd...
Pleistocene - Wikipedia
Aegyrcitherium
Aegyrcitherium was a genus of rhinoceros endemic to Europe during the Miocene living from 16.9—16 mya existing for approximately 0.9 million years.
Aegyrcitherium was named by Antoine (1997). It w...
Aegyrcitherium - Wikipedia
Poebrodon
Poebrodon is an extinct genus of terrestrial herbivore the family Camelidae, endemic to North America from the Pliocene through Pleistocene 46.2—42.0 mya, existing for approximately 4.68 million years...
Ninjemys
Ninjemys oweni ("Owen's Ninja Turtle") was a large meiolaniid turtle from Pleistocene Queensland (Australia). It resembled its larger relative, Meiolania, save that the largest pair of horns on its h...
Ninjemys - Wikipedia
Rhegminornis
Rhegminornis calobates is an extinct species of turkey from the early Miocene. It was described by Alexander Wetmore in 1943.
Poike
Poike is one of three main extinct volcanoes that form Rapa Nui (Easter Island) (a Chilean island in the Pacific Ocean). At 370 metres, it is the island's second highest point after Terevaka. Poike fo...
Poike - Wikipedia
Evolutionary developmental psychology
Evolutionary developmental psychology (EDP) is the application of the basic principles of Darwinian evolution, particularly natural selection, to explain contemporary human development. It involves th...