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Nature’s Masters Of Disguise

Can you spot the mossy leaf-tailed gecko in the image above? If you can do it within a few seconds, you have a very keen eye. Over at The Guardian, they have a great collection of photographs of nature’s masters of … Continue reading

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The Chance Events That Led To Human Existence

“How have we ended up as the most advanced species on a small blue-green planet, orbiting a seemingly insignificant star, in one of the hundred billion galaxies in the Universe? Science has found some extraordinary answers to this question. Looking … Continue reading

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There Was No First Human

“If you traced your family tree back 185 million generations, you wouldn’t be looking at a human, a primate, or even a mammal. You’d be looking at a fish. So where along that line does the first human show up? … Continue reading

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Helix

“I guess it all started with an idea, as all human actions do. What that idea was is pure speculation. But there is an artefact. A sculpture. From 40,000 years ago, that seems to show an idea, an act of … Continue reading

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Answers For Creationists

After the recent Bill Nye / Ken Ham debate about evolution / creationism, BuzzFeed got 22 creationists to pose questions or comments towards “the other side”, aka people who understand in the Theory of Evolution by Natural Selection. These are … Continue reading

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OneZoom Tree Of Life

“Exploring the evolutionary tree of life is now as easy as navigating an online map, thanks to a new interactive website.” (YouTube) That new interactive website is OneZoom. The above video introduces OneZoom, and what it is all about. It’s … Continue reading

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13 Science Myths You Probably Believe

There are some scientific claims that you really should be more sceptical about. BuzzFeed has collected together 13 of these myths, with a short explanation (often with links) as to why these myths are, well, myths. The dozen plus one … Continue reading

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