I read many stories about evolution, usually on a daily basis. Most of the time, it is just out of personal interest and the pursuit of personal development. Too often, I forget that when I find good articles on evolution, I should share them with you!! Science isn’t usually about grabbing headlines, shocking readers, etc…It is about discovering the truth. But, I have been collecting a few articles about evolution, and have decided that today is the day! Enjoy.
Some slender Australian lizards called skinks have gone from being five-fingered to legless (like most snakes) in just 3.6 million years, a new study finds. That’s a blink of an eye in geologic time…
[Click the link for moreEvolution in Action: Lizards Losing Limbs | LiveScience]
There are many battles in the scholastic world to discredit evolution, and try to make the public believe that scientists disagree on evolution, and there is a growing movement towards intelligent design. One of the biggest battle zones is Texas. Turns out that a recent survey in Texas had 99% of the science professors that replied discrediting intelligent design! Pretty big consensous there! More evidence that the intelligent design movement is bullshit!
It reveals the results of a survey sent to biology and “biological anthropology” faculty members from “all 35 public universities plus the 15 largest private institutions in Texas,” in which they were asked to take the following taste test: evolution or intelligent design?… [Dallas – Unfair Park – It’s Science: Ninety-Nine Percent of Texas Science Professors Surveyed Don’t Believe in Intelligent Design]
Here is an interesting article of the merging of data that geological phemoninom in Africa triggered evolution in Hominins(humans and ancestors of humans).
[From Did The Planet’s Tectonics Trigger Human Evolution?]
And one of the founders of the theory of evolution, Charles Darwin is having his 200th birthday, and a web site is asking for you to go to their site and record a video of why you are Darwin. The site is called http://www.i-am-darwin.org/. Check it out!