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...
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Neanderthal Minibrains Offer Insight Into Our History
Comparing Neanderthal minibrains to those of modern humans can help explain our evolution into the dominant species.
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.
Scientists Might Just Have Discovered How To Prevent Gray Hair
A breakthrough study may have important ramifications.
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?
Muslim businessman says Australia's white race will die
Muslim businessman Mohamed Elmouelhy (pictured) predicts Australia's white race will die out within 40 years because Australian men are too busy drinking, smoking and taking drugs.
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...
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
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
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 ...
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Quaternary glaciation
Quaternary glaciation, also known as the Pleistocene glaciation or the current ice age, refers to a series of glacial events separated by interglacial events during the Quaternary period from 2.58 Ma ...
Quaternary glaciation - Wikipedia
Human evolution
Human evolution is the evolutionary process leading up to the appearance of anatomically modern humans. The topic usually covers the evolutionary history of primates, in particular the genus Homo, and...
Human evolution - Wikipedia
Stone Age
The Stone Age is a broad prehistoric period during which stone was widely used to make implements with a sharp edge, a point, or a percussion surface. The period lasted roughly 3.4 million years, and ...
Stone Age - Wikipedia
Gene therapy
Gene therapy is the use of nucleic acid polymers as a drug to treat disease by therapeutic delivery into a patient's cells, where they are either expressed as proteins, interfere with the expression o...
Gene therapy - Wikipedia
Gastric-brooding frog
The gastric-brooding frogs or platypus frogs (Rheobatrachus) were a genus of ground-dwelling frogs native to Queensland in eastern Australia. The genus consisted of only two species, both of which bec...
Gastric-brooding frog - Wikipedia
Haplogroup K (Y-DNA)
Haplogroup K-M9 (M9) is a Y-chromosome DNA haplogroup. This haplogroup is a descendant of Haplogroup IJK. Its major descendant haplogroup are Haplogroup LT (L298 = P326) and Haplogroup K(xLT) (M526).<...
The Last Massive Exploding Meteor Hit Earth in 1908, Leveling 800 Square Miles of Forest
In 1908, a meteor exploding in mid-air released the energy equivalent to "185 Hiroshima bombs"
Pannonian Sea
The Pannonian Sea was a shallow ancient sea located where the Pannonian Plain in Central Europe is now. The Pannonian Sea existed during the Miocene and Pliocene epochs, when a three to four kilometre...
Pannonian Sea - Wikipedia
Muslim businessman says Australia's white race will die
Muslim businessman Mohamed Elmouelhy (pictured) predicts Australia's white race will die out within 40 years because Australian men are too busy drinking, smoking and taking drugs.