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Epigenetics: The Evolution Revolution - The New York Review of Books


The New York Review of Books
In Lamarck's view, the evolution of life depends on variation and the accumulation of small, gradual changes. These are also at the center of Darwin's theory of evolution, yet Darwin wrote that Lamarck's ideas were “veritable rubbish.” Darwinian ...

Evolution's Worst Mistake? How About External Testicles? - Undark Magazine


Undark Magazine
Evolution could have simply tweaked the parameters of sperm development so the ideal temperature of its enzymatic and cellular processes was the same as the rest of the body's processes. Hematopoiesis, the creation of new blood cells, is a close ...

Dreams shows the PS4 is ready for LittleBigPlanet's evolution - VentureBeat


VentureBeat
But Dreams isn't just a spiritual successor to LittleBigPlanet — it's an evolution. That series focused on 2D levels, but Dreams has you creating 3D worlds that you can customize with your own characters, geometry, scenery, lighting, and even music.

Evolution Animation

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Flash animation provides a tour of the history of the universe, the solar system, and the development of life on Earth.

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Provides animations of key biological processes, cell function overview and its anatomy, concept of gene expression as well as principle of evolution.

Trehalose and Suspended Animation
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Article by Hugo Baillie-Johnson on a mechanism adopted by some creatures to enable them to withstand severe conditions such as dessication, with a series of illustratory images.

DNALC: PCR Animation
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An animation explaining how the Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) works, from the Dolan DNA learning center, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, USA.

RNAi Mechanism Animation by Journal Nature
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An animation from Nature Publishing Group on the mechanism of RNA Interference (RNAi).

Human Evolution: Evolution and the Structure of Health and Disease
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Unifying theory of biological and cultural evolution explaining the origin of neurological disease in humans.

Early Human Evolution: A Survey of the Biological and Cultural Evolution of Homo habilis and Homo erectus
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Tutorials focused on early transitional humans, Homo erectus, and early human culture.

Evolution of Modern Humans: A Survey of the Biological and Cultural Evolution of Archaic and Modern Homo sapiens
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Tutorial addressing early archaic Homo sapiens, Neandertals, archaic Homo sapiens culture, and early modern Homo sapiens and their culture.

Evolution Library: Evolution of Diversity
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Collection of articles looking at how individual species arise, how systematists classify them, or how many species are currently living on the planet.

Evolution Library: Convergent Evolution
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Examines the process by which species evolved in different parts of the globe independently, yet share similar traits and fill similar niches.

Evolution
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Highlights of the major pieces of evidence, including living organisms, common ancestry, homologous structures, vestigial organs, biochemistry. Also discusses the theory of evolution.