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Untangling spider biology - Science Magazine


Science Magazine
BASED MAINLY ON FOSSIL EVIDENCE and specimens preserved in amber, biologists concluded long ago that spiders descended from a many-legged, scorpionlike ancestor that by 380 million years ago had a long tail but looked quite spiderlike and may ...

As a biodiversity hot spot, SA gets ready to glow - Business Day


Business Day
SA is a globally recognised biodiversity hot spot, and has more than 100,000 plant and animal species. Over the past 200 years, scientists have been collecting samples across the country, and more than 30-million plant, animal and fossil specimens are ...

I'm cute, therefore I am: evolution is taking an odd turn now that humans are in charge - Telegraph.co.uk


Telegraph.co.uk
Earth has entered the “anthropocene” – the geological era of man – so large has been our impact on the planet. As masters of our world, we have become zookeepers at large and directors of evolution all at once. We chose which animals to save and which ...

Fossil Evidence for Human Evolution in China

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Includes a catalog of Chinese human fossil remains consisting of: a picture gallery of important fossil specimens, maps detailing the distribution of human fossils, and a time line.

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UCSB 3D gallery of modern primate relatives and fossil ancestors of humans. Skulls can be rotated 360 degrees, and are accompanied by descriptions.

Human Evolution: The Fossil Evidence in 3D
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3D gallery of the skulls of five modern primate relatives and five fossil ancestors of humans contains, each of which may be rotated through 360 degrees. With accompanying descriptions.

Fossil Hominids: The Evidence for Human Evolution
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An overview of human evolution, summarizing current thinking and describing the fossil evidence for Australopithecus and Homo.

Fossil Hominids: The Evidence for Human Evolution
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Offers an overview of the evidence for human evolution, and a rebuttal of creationist claims.

Human Evolution: Interpreting Evidence
United States

See how three leading paleoanthropologists: Meave Leakey, Ian Tattersall, and Tim White compare the fossil record. The Museum of Science feature also provides a searchable database of human ancestor fossils and a copy of the paper, Interpreting Evidence: An Approach to Teaching Human Evolution in the Classroom.

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Basic outline of the evidence for evolution, with further pages that go into more depth.

The Evolution Evidence Page
United States

A collection of articles about evolution, most of which deal primarily with human evolution, from a variety of sources. They include discussion of the anatomical, fossil and genetic evidence.

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.

Human Evolution
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Notes from a lecture by DSG Pollock on early hominids. Includes references.