Biology News
Whole-tree logging may not hinder plant biodiversity -- ScienceDaily - Science Daily


Science Daily
When it comes to timber harvesting, removing the whole tree -- from stump to twigs -- doesn't reduce plant diversity any more than old-fashioned logging, which ...
EurekAlert (press release)

Irish Times view on Biodiversity Week - The Irish Times - Irish Times


Irish Times
It is fitting that National Biodiversity Week opens on Saturday with, among a wealth of other attractive and family-friendly events across the country, a tour of ...
Midlands103

From Drone Swarms to Tree Batteries, New Tech Is Revolutionizing Ecology and Conservation - Singularity Hub


Singularity Hub
Understanding Earth's species and ecosystems is a monumentally challenging scientific pursuit. But with the planet in the grip of its sixth mass extinction event, it has never been a more pressing priority. To unlock nature's secrets, ecologists turn ...

National Geographic: Documentary Redraws Humans' Family Tree

United States

Geneticist Spencer Wells claims that all humans alive today are descended from a single man who lived in Africa around 60,000 years ago, in the Journey of Man documentary.

  • Category:

    Cell Biology - Eukaryotic

  • Image:

  • Description:

    Documentary Redraws Humans' Family Tree
    Adding fuel to the fiery debate about human origins, geneticist Spencer Wells says all humans alive today are descended from a single man who lived in Africa around 60,000 years ago. His view is based on evidence from DNA samples he collected around the world. A National Geographic documentary follows that journey. Full story and photo gallery:

Related
National Geographic: Narwhal
United States

Video, sounds, fact sheet, distribution map, and wallpaper image.

Birds - National Geographic
United States

Find bird photos, video, species profiles, fast facts, sounds, and news articles from National Geographic.

National Geographic: SuperCroc
United States

Information on Sarcosuchus imperator.

National Geographic: Parasites
United States

Exploration of nature's bloodsuckers and hangers-on.

Animals - National Geographic
United States

Featuring National Geographic's Best Wildlife Images. Includes animal photos and wallpaper, nature news, U.S. local wildlife guides, and games for children.

National Geographic: The Genographic Project
United States

A 5-year study by The National Geographic Society, IBM, geneticist Spencer Wells, and the Waitt Family Foundation to compile a genetic atlas. Project outline and methods, how to participate, news, genetics overview and an interactive atlas of the human journey.

National Geographic: Beluga Whale
United States

Video, sounds, fact sheet, distribution map, and wallpaper image.

National Geographic Animal Videos
United States

Provides videos of lions, sharks, squid and many other animals. Requires Flash Player.

Human Body - National Geographic
United States

Human body information, facts, news, and photos. Explore the human body -- brain, heart, digestive system, lungs, and skin -- with the National Geographic interactive feature.

United States

Includes a brief biography and a selection of Earle's favorite web sites.