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In Turkey, Schools Will Stop Teaching Evolution This Fall

Source: NPR
BY LAUREN FRAYER

When children in Turkey head back to school this fall, something will be missing from their textbooks: any mention of evolution. 100 more words

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In pictures: 2017 Galapagos photography competition

Source: BBC

The winners have been announced for a photography competition capturing wildlife and scenery from across the Galapagos Islands.

Please see the pictures in BBC… 29 more words

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Decoding Brain Evolution

New center asks: What genetic changes gave us the human brain?

How did our distinctive brains evolve? What genetic changes, coupled with natural selection, gave us language? 791 more words

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It’s a Fine Line Between Utopia and Gattaca

In a previous piece, we talked about why scientists and innovators around the world are so excited about CRISPR, a powerful new gene editing technology. 1,696 more words

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Discovery of 13 million-year-old ape skull shows what human ancestors may have looked like

Source: Washington Post

By Amy B Wang

To the untrained eye, the area west of Lake Turkana in northern Kenya appears to be barren of anything but rocky hills and volcanic ash. 238 more words

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Can Buddhist Practices Help Us Overcome The Biological Pull Of Dissatisfaction?

Source: NPR
BY TERRY GROSS

Are human beings hard-wired to be perpetually dissatisfied? Author Robert Wright, who teaches about the interface of evolutionary biology and religion, thinks so. 126 more words

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