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More Than A Few Teeth Are Needed to Rewrite Human Evolutionary History

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A few days ago it was announced that a few teeth were discovered in Germany which were about 9.7 million years old—about 4 million years older than the oldest hominin teeth discovered in Africa. 1,471 more words

Race Realism

Sunday Science 22/10/17

I am aiming to write a “proper” blog post soon (however, being in the usual mid-term work frenzy, possibly not that soon). So in the meantime, here’s this week’s Sunday Science, featuring spiders and robots, because how can you go wrong with those two things in the same sentence? 212 more words


Research note:  „Bücher der neuen Anthropologie und Biologie“, edited by Hans André

Picture 1 and 2: Leaflet found inside the book whose title page is shown in picture three, bought from an online used book shop. The book belongs to a series of books “Bücher der neuen Anthropologie und Biologie” (“Books of the new anthropology and biology”, edited by the biologist and philosopher Hans André from 1925 to 1934). 1,095 more words


Creationist Wisdom #807: Georgia Genius

Today’s letter-to-the-editor (it’s actually a column) appears in the Marietta Daily Journal of Marietta, Georgia. It’s titled Departed voices that still whisper. The newspaper has a comments feature. 1,092 more words


Natural Selection



I could not stick my head in glue

to feed and wait with barnacles,

or seek security among

aggregate anemones, 56 more words

23rd October 2017 - Alyson Brokaw, Texas A&M University

I am a third year PhD student in the Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Doctoral Degree Program at Texas A&M University. Broadly, I am interested in sensory ecology and animal communication, with a focus on bats. 243 more words


The manual

I firmly believe that there is a fundamental flaw or gap that we as humans have somehow failed to correct in the last 200,000 years or so of our existence. 700 more words

Offspring Musings