All Discussions Tagged 'evolution' (62)

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How much evolution is driven by intelligence?

Not supernatural intelligence - ours. Mel kindly alerted me to Fisherian Runaway recently and it struck me that a lot of evolution could d…

Started by Marc Draco

47 Nov 26, 2009
Reply by Mike Hitchcock

Evolution caught in the act II : Giant mice evolve to exploit food source

Caught this feature on the UK Guardian site, downplayed somewhat in the mainstream media. I think its a classic example of evolution in ti…

Started by John Bunyan

3 Nov 23, 2009
Reply by Clarence Dember

Darwin's flower: The orchid. Amazing adaptations to life among insects.

;"> Not meaning to double post, so I'll put a link here. The link contains videos and different photos, with more detail. Blog posts te…

Started by Sentient Biped

2 Nov 22, 2009
Reply by Dave Kennedy

Becoming Human -- a three-part NOVA documentary

BECOMING HUMAN, PART 1 The first episode of Becoming Human -- a three-part NOVA documentary on what the latest scientific research reveals…

Started by Louis Davout

3 Nov 4, 2009
Reply by mojo5501

Is evolution unfalsifiable?

I ran across this statement on Ray Comfort's blog, said by an atheist. "Two problems. Evolution is unfalsifiable as it can be made to conf…

Started by OutlawGirl

8 Oct 28, 2009
Reply by Sa Janes

What if our common ancestor... walked upright?

I had this idea while watching the discovery documentary on Ardi. I came to the conclusion that if such an ancient primate walked upright i…

Started by OutlawGirl

45 Oct 25, 2009
Reply by Jared Lardo

ORIGIN OF THE FLORESIENSIS 'HOBBIT': Was It or Wasn't It Human?

Origin of the Floresiensis 'Hobbit' Abbreviated from an article by science writer Cheryl Jones in The Australian 30 September 2009 http://…

Started by Dr. Terence Meaden

2 Oct 5, 2009
Reply by Adriana Heguy

The Age of Empathy: Nature’s Lessons for a Kinder Society- book examines the evolution of empathy

The evolution of empathy Less brutish, still short Sep 3rd 2009 From The Economist print edition The Age of Empathy: Nature’s Lessons fo…

Started by Nate

7 Sep 28, 2009
Reply by Jaume

Why Every Rational Person Must Accept Evolution

Sorry, after this I'll stop posting videos and make sure my next discussion invovles some actual text, but this video is just freaking amaz…

Started by OutlawGirl

8 Sep 23, 2009
Reply by JstN Earthling

A Skeptic's Take on the Public Misunderstanding of Darwin

A very good article by Michael Shermer deconstructing some myths and misconceptions about Charles Darwin and natural selection at Scientifi…

Started by Brad Feaker

3 Aug 27, 2009
Reply by Brad Feaker

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