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How to come up with better ideas, according to scientists who developed a new theory of human evolution - Quartz


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But according to a new paper in the journal Trends in Ecology and Evolution, we didn't come from one place or population on the continent. Instead, lineage of Homo sapiens probably originated in Africa at least 500,000 years ago—evolving from ...
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Giraffe Weekend: The Recurrent Laryngeal Nerve - Discovery Institute


Discovery Institute
Continuing our classic ID the Future series on the long-necked giraffe, that evolutionary icon, we confront a sort of sub-icon, a commonly cited support to arguments for dysteleology, or “poor design.” It's the recurrent laryngeal nerve. As Wikipedia ...

Humans Didn't Evolve From a Single Ancestral Population - Gizmodo


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A new commentary paper published today in Trends in Ecology & Evolution is challenging the predominant view that our species, Homo sapiens, emerged from a single ancestral population and a single geographic region in Africa. By looking at some of the ...
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Creationist Arguments: Homo erectus

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Takes a critical look at the Creationists' arguments about, and interpretations of, Homo erectus fossils.

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