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Scientists find cancer in million-year-old fossil.

Cancer may not be so modern after all.

Though we typically think of it as a new affliction attributed to bad habits, bad luck or longevity, a surprising discovery has revealed that the disease existed in human ancestors more than a million years ago. 608 more words


What Is a Species?

That science is a human enterprise and not some pure and perfect object independent of culture is highlighted by a recent investigation into the DNA of American wolves—the gray wolf, the Eastern wolf, and the red wolf. 586 more words

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Theological Problems with Creationism Pt. 1 - General

For the next couple of posts we’ll look at the theological problems raised by the creationist and Intelligent Design views. This one will be a general look at creationism. 1,684 more words


Microbes in our guts have been with us for millions of years

By Ann Gibbons

Humans did not evolve alone. Tens of trillions of microbes have followed us on our journey from prehistoric ape, evolving with us along the way, according to a new study. 719 more words


U.S. Public Wary of Biomedical Technologies to ‘Enhance’ Human Abilities

Source: PEW Research Center

Americans are more worried than enthusiastic about using gene editing, brain chip implants and synthetic blood to change human capabilities

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The Muslim Times

16,700-Year-Old Tools Found in Texas Change Known History of North America

“Archaeologists in Texas have found a set of 16,700-year-old tools which are among the oldest discovered in the West. Until now, it was believed that the culture that represented the continent’s first inhabitants was the Clovis culture. 70 more words


Scientist think they’ve figured out the last common ancestor of all living things.

Meet your great-great-great-great-great-great – well, let’s just say your very oldest ancestor.

Its name is Luca, short for ‘last universal common ancestor’, and it probably lived near a hydrothermal vent at the bottom of the ocean about 4 billion years ago. 302 more words