My thesis on some problems with the thory of evolution to explain life on earth.
Some people have some pretty odd ideas about what evolution is. This page explains some of the things evolution is not.
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?
Has evolution intended for us humans to be the “perfect organism” or are we flawed? Is another species more adapted to the environment than we are. Humans may or may not be the alpha-species.
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?
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!
Why do humans have large brains? - Robin Dunbar's social brain hypothesis suggests that our brains require a large neocortex to interpret social information.
How to teach the theory of evolution to kids. Includes Evolution videos, games and activities for kids as well as teaching resources for teachers and homeschoolers.
The idea of the 'Tree of Life' was central to Darwin's ideas of evolution. For Darwin. evolution was linear but evidence accumulating from the emerging fields of evoltionary gentics paint a very different picture. Instead of a Tree of Life the new evidence suggests a web of life.
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 animals that were so well-adapted to their environments that they have remained...