Origin
Origin, origins, or original may refer to:
How Big Genitals Can Lead to Extinction, According to Science
Having big genitals can spell evolutionary disaster, say paleobiologists
Mammals
There are over 4,000 different species of mammals on Earth learn more about them
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...
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
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?
Were the Ancient Egyptians Black or White? Scientists Now Know
This is the first successful DNA sequencing on ancient Egyptian mummies, ever.  
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...
WATCH: Bacteria Invade Antibiotics And Transform Into Superbugs
If you've ever wanted to watch a superbug evolve before your very eyes, you're in luck. In a creative stroke inspired by Hollywood wizardry, scientists have designed a simple way to observe how bacter...
A Newly Made RNA Strand Bolsters Ideas About How Life On Earth Began
RNA molecule is able to synthesize other RNAs, a feat believed central to the origin of life
How a single-celled organism almost wiped out life on Earth
There’s an organism that changed the world. It caused the first mass extinction in Earth’s history … and also paved the way for complex life. How?
Calls vs. Balls: "Monkey Balls" Show Why Men Overcompensate
Howler monkeys are about the size of a small dog, weighing around seven kilos, yet they are among the loudest terrestrial animals on the planet, and can roar...
You May Owe Your Existence to Tiny Vampires
Ancient victims found in the Grand Canyon suggest that complex life exists today thanks to the rise of miniature predators.
Confused Rush Limbaugh Can't Figure Out Why Gorillas Still Exist
Right-wing radio host claims evolution should have turned all gorillas into people. Rush Limbaugh seems to think that Harambe, the gorilla shot and killed at the Cincinnati Zoo over the weekend after ...
Creation myth
A creation myth is a symbolic narrative of how the world began and how people first came to inhabit it. While in popular usage the term myth often refers to false or fanciful stories, formally, it doe...
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Etymology
Etymology is the history of words, their origins, and how their form and meaning have changed over time. By an extension, the term "the etymology of [a word]" means the origin of the particular word.F...
Evolution
The evolutionary history of life on Earth traces the processes by which living and fossil organisms have evolved since life on the planet first originated until the present day. Earth formed about 4.5...
Genealogy
Genealogy (from Greek: γενεά genea, "generation"; and λόγος logos, "knowledge"), also known as family history, is the study of families and the tracing of their lineages and history. Genealogists ...
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Intention
Intention is a mental state that represents a commitment to carrying out an action or actions in the future. Intention involves mental activities such as planning and forethought.
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Kinship and descent
In anthropology, kinship is the web of social relationships that form an important part of the lives of most humans in most societies, although its exact meanings even within this discipline are often...
Myth of origins
An origin myth is a myth that purports to describe the origin of some feature of the natural or social world. One type of origin myth is the cosmogonic myth, which describes the creation of the world....
Origin of life
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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Parentado
Parentado is a principle of kinship tie that was practiced in early Modern Europe. It is Italian for kin. It suggests power that is gained through the alliance of marriage, along with the exchange of...
Evolution
Sagan briefly describes the course of evolution from the beginning of life to the present. For more Sagan videos, go to http://www.yoism.org/?q=node/62 For m...
MyHeritage
MyHeritage is a website for discovering, sharing and preserving family history. It offers online, mobile and software platforms to its users worldwide. Users can create their own online family tree, s...
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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...