Tag: evolution

Light of Evolution

How do we make sense of what is happening in the world today?
What clues from the past offer solutions for life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. In this blog, Cathy McGowan Russell seeks to answer these questions. In the light of evolution, everything makes more sense. In the light of evolution, obstacles become opportunities. Life becomes easier, better and more enjoyable for all people and the biosphere that supports us.

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What Genes Make Us Human?

Thanks to the growing field of genomics, we can now learn what genes make us truly human. The duplication of DUF1220, which is expressed in brain cells, may give humans our uniquely large brains.

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Evolution in Paradise

While vacationing in the lush rainforests of Costa Rica, I realized that it was no coincidence that both Darwin and Wallace, pioneers of the theory of evolution by natural selection, had traveled extensively in the lush and biodiverse tropics. See slide show of biodiverse tropics.

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Evolution Beads

Recreate the story of the universe with beads representing significant events, such at the emergence of light,the ignition of the sun, the appearance of the first cell, and your birthday.

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