It is one of the great conundrums - which came first, the chicken or the egg? Here I will endeavour to answer this question with a mix of light science and humour. And yes, there IS a definite answer!
The Theory of Evolution predicts that living things will change over time, and the fossil record clearly shows that life on Earth has undergone a long history of gradual change. However, there have been some plants and...
Five surprising facts about Human and Homonid Evolution you probably didn't know.
The Aquatic Ape Hypothesis is the outlandish story of our origins that refuses to go away despite the objections and ignorance of most mainstream academics. Could man really have been aquatic once?
5 stupid arguments against evolution and why they drive me crazy.
The UPGMA method is the simplest of the distance methods of constructing phylogenetic trees. UPGMA stands for the Unweighted Pair Group Method with Arithmetic mean and it is a remarkably simple algorithm that can be...
A look at how we can use fossils to find out what life looked like in the past, to estimate how long ago certain species existed, and even to depict how animals, such as amphibians, evolved from fish.
New discoveries in Neanderthal DNA samples reveals inter-breeding with modern homo-sapien gene pool. Neanderthal may not have died out suddenly as once thought. Genetically similar to modern humans
How does knowledge of the evolutionary origins of human emotion help us face the emotions we experience today? What role did emotion play in the survival of primitive human ancestors?
Extreme weather such as Polar Vortexes are real but what is the true force behind these events becoming more and more common everyday. Learn the why and how behind these extreme weather events!
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