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Getting Serious About Transposable Elements

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So Simple yet so Complex

A long standing research topic in evolutionary biology is the genetic basis of adaptation. 775 more words

Methods Papers

Passions flare as Turkey excludes evolution from textbooks

Source: BBC News

By Selin Girit

BBC News, Istanbul

Image copyrightGETTY IMAGESImage captionCharles Darwin’s Theory of Evolution is set to be expunged from textbooks used by 14 and 15 year olds in Turkey … 110 more words

The Muslim Times

Turkey to stop teaching evolution in high school

Source: CNN

By Gul Tuysuz, CNN

Istanbul, Turkey (CNN)Turkish high school students will no longer be taught the theory of evolution.

The subject has been cut from the curriculum under changes made to eliminate “controversial” topics, the head of the national board of education, Alpaslan Durmus, announced in a video address. 308 more words

The Muslim Times

Ancient DNA Shows How Cats Took Over The World

Thousands of years before Hello Kitty and Grumpy Cat, some wild little felines and early farmers made a tacit deal: One side would act a bit docile and kill grain-raiding vermin, and the other would tolerate the cats’ presence and let them eat scraps.  729 more words

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Everything is Conscious: We Are All One Being

MOLECULAR biologist Bonnie Bassler discovered that bacteria “talk” to each other, and is studying how they communicate with one another.  But there is nothing new in this “revelation” for Theosophy. 1,538 more words

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