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African Khoisan: A unique ancient tribe

Scientists at Nanyang Technological University (NTU Singapore) and Penn State University in the United States have successfully discovered one of modern humans’ ancient lineages through the sequencing of genes. 251 more words

Anthropology

the sun

Of course you’ll get wet.

You didn’t think you’d always be above, on a padding.

And you’ll feel the cold.

It will be a longer or shorter pass through. 15 more words

Evolution

2014: Biggest Science News In Brief

With 2014 nearly over, we decided to take a look at the 10 most important things that have happened in science this year.

1. The Philae Comet Landing  1,052 more words

Physics

Ohio's 2014 Creationism Bill — It’s Dead

We only posted once before about this year’s creationism bill in Ohio — that was Ohio Creationism: New Bill for 2014. Ohio is one of those unfortunate states where the legislature is in session all year long, which is why this news is popping up so late in the year. 730 more words

Evolution

How a hummingbird explains creation

On a Facebook site called Hummingbirds Anonymous a member recently posted a striking photo of an adult Anna’s Hummingbird. The photo captures the iridescent facial feathers and the cascade of the gorget, the bib of brightly colored feathers right below the beak. 1,293 more words

Theology And Philosophy For The Post Modern Age

You Can Believe in Evolution, Just Don't Say You Believe in Evolution

Keith Blanchard is not a biologist. He’s not a scientist of any kind as far as I can tell. So when he begins explaining details about evolution I feel like we’re at least on the same level. 1,106 more words

Christian

Songbirds' bill colours are about social life, not sex

This 2013 video from the USA is called Bird Feeding Adaptations: How Beaks are Adapted to What Birds Eat.

From the Journal of Evolutionary Biology… 274 more words

Environment