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'The Food Explorer': The intrepid botanist who brought avocados and more to our shores - USA TODAY


USA TODAY
When the realization sinks in that avocados, hummus, even Egyptian cotton exist in America because of crafty botanical espionage, one naturally questions who's responsible — and how he landed the job. The country's first and most prominent plant spy ...

How Darwin's Fossil Collection Helped Him To Come Up With ... - Forbes


Forbes
Charles Darwin almost doesn't mention fossils in his work about the Origin of Species, despite the fossil record as direct evidence of evolution. He maybe was too concerned about the imperfection of the geological record.
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Ancient arachnid trapped in amber a missing link in spider evolution - ABC Online


ABC Online
They have described four male fossil arachnids exquisitely preserved in amber sourced from northern Myanmar in separate papers in the journal Nature Ecology and Evolution. "[The new fossils] are like the missing link from older animals and modern ...
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Prominent Hominid Fossils

La Habra - United States

The list is sorted by species, going from older to more recent species. Within each species, finds are sorted by the order of their discovery. Each species has a type specimen which was used to define it.

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Time-Space Chart: Hominid Fossils
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Provides details of the different hominid finds from around the world by place and species.

Time-Space Chart of Hominid Fossils: Homo neanderthalensis
United States

Offers photographs of notable Neanderthals fossil specimens.

Hominid Evolution
United Kingdom

The Hunterian Museum in Glasgow provides an online exhibition starting with the dryopithecine apes of the Miocine era and working through to modern humans.

Hominid Evolution
United States

An unorthodox human evolution theory based on a synthesis of biological and cultural theory and new discoveries in neuropsychology.

The Hominid Journey
United States

Demonstrates how our ancestors have changed over the last 4 million years. Provides information on the location and age of hominid discoveries and how the cranium and other features developed over time.

Hominid Journey, The
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Offers a time line spanning back four million years to the appearance of the first early hominids and reaching forward to today's Homo sapiens.

Hominid Species
United States

Provides information on the discovery of hominid fossils in different parts of the world and the time range in which each species lived.

United States

The American Museum of Natural History provides a guided tour through the evolution of vertebrates.

Living Fossils of the Deep
United States

Expedition to the deep sea of The Bahamas to explore the world of slitsnails. From the Smithsonian Institutes National Museum of Natural History.

The Cycads: Fossils of the Past
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An introduction.