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Modern human being

Definition noun A bipedal primate of the subspecies group Homo sapiens sapiens. Supplement Modern human beings are the only... Read More

Human

Definition noun plural: humans hu‧man, (h)yo͞omʹn A bipedal primate belonging to the genus Homo, especially Homo... Read More

How Running Made Us Human: Endurance Running Let Us Evolve To Look The Way We Do

Humans evolved from ape-like ancestors because they needed to run long distances perhaps to hunt animals or scavenge... Read More

Evidence That Human Brain Evolution Was A Special Event

Genes that control the size and complexity of the brain have undergone much more rapid evolution in humans than in... Read More

African bone tool discovery has important implications for evolution of human behavior

An emerging set of archaeological evidence may answer a key question in the human origins debate by providing proof that... Read More

Bioethics and the Incarnation

COMMENTARY by Hans Madueme, M.D. During this Christmas season, as believers celebrate the Messiah’s birth, it is worth... Read More

Genetic study of Neanderthal DNA reveals early split between humans and Neanderthals

In the most thorough study to date of the Neanderthal genome, scientists suggest an early human-Neanderthal split. The two... Read More

The Last Human: A Guide to Twenty-Two Species of Extinct Humans

The Last Human: A Guide to Twenty-Two Species of Extinct Humans     ... Read More

Cloning

Definition noun The process of creating an exact copy of a biological unit (e.g. a DNA sequence, cell, or organism) from... Read More

Modern humans, not Neandertals, may be evolution’s ‘odd man out’

Looking incorrectly at NeandertalsCould it be that in the great evolutionary "family tree," it is we Modern... Read More

From Lucy to Language: Revised, Updated, and Expanded

From Lucy to Language: Revised, Updated, and Expanded    ... Read More

Muscles of the Apes – a thwack on human muscle evolution

Summary: A recent finding suggests that apes do have the muscles for bipedalism, vocal communication, and facial... Read More

New research sheds light on ‘hobbit’

Smithsonian-led study published in Science An international team of researchers led by the Smithsonian Institution has... Read More

Neandertals, humans share key changes to ‘language gene’

A new study published online on October 18th in Current Biology reveals that adaptive changes in a human gene involved in... Read More

A 2.8 million-old fossil human jaw unearthed could provide insight on early humans

A team of scientists of Arizona State Univerty and University of Nevada, Las Vegas unearthed an African fossil jaw from an... Read More

Reductionism and complexity in molecular biology

  Marc H.V. Van Regenmortel1   1Marc H. V. Van Regenmortel is at the Ecole Supérieure de Biotechnologie de... Read More

Which came first, the chicken genome or the egg genome?

Which came first, the chicken genome or the egg genome? Researchers have answered a similarly vexing (and far more relevant)... Read More

Tool-wielding chimps provide a glimpse of early human behavior

MADISON - Chimpanzees inhabiting a harsh savanna environment and using bark and stick tools to exploit an underground food... Read More

New findings solve human origins mystery

Los Angeles, California - An extraordinary advance in human origins research reveals evidence of the emergence of the... Read More

Evo/Devo and the lungfish: the last gasp of intelligent design

Evo/Devo and the lungfish: the last gasp of intelligent design Gerald Weissmann, Editor-in-Chief The fishes of the early... Read More

Neanderthal teeth grew no faster than comparable modern humans

COLUMBUS , Ohio - Recent research suggested that ancient Neanderthals might have had an accelerated childhood compared to... Read More

Homo sapiens sapiens

Definition noun A subspecies of Homo sapiens where modern human beings belong and the only extant species of the Homo... Read More

‘Hobbit’ Fossil Likely Represents New Branch On Human Family Tree

  Right frontal view with red brain cast of LB1 encased in transparent image of LB1's skull. (Photo courtesy of... Read More

Genome-wide search unearths surprising clues for diabetes and triglycerides

Scientists definitively link novel regions of human genome to type 2 diabetes and triglyceride levels; work made possible... Read More

Still in the Image of God? The Ethical Challenge of Brain Damaged Persons

COMMENTARY Still in the Image of God? The Ethical Challenge of Brain Damaged Persons by Derrick L. Hassert, Ph.D. James is... Read More

Bad Moon Rising: the persistent belief in lunar connections to madness

Over and above Alina Iosif and Bruce Ballon I see the bad moon arising. I see trouble on the way. I see earthquakes... Read More

Handsome By Chance: Why Humans Look Different From Neanderthals

Chance, not natural selection, best explains why the modern human skull looks so different from that of its Neanderthal... Read More

Skulls Of Modern Humans And Ancient Neanderthals Evolved Differently Because Of Chance, Not Natural Selection

March 20, 2008 — New research led by UC Davis anthropologist Tim Weaver adds to the evidence that chance, rather... Read More

Genetically Modified vs. Natural Human

Insulin: Genetically Modified vs. Natural Human Submitted to and published by biologyonline.com (Modified) Question: Is... Read More

New Research Proves Single Origin Of Humans In Africa

July 19, 2007 — New research published in the journal Nature (19 July) has proved the single origin of humans theory by... Read More

New Research Proves Single Origin Of Humans In Africa

New research published in the journal Nature (19 July) has proved the single origin of humans theory by combining studies... Read More

Homo neanderthalensis

Definition noun Species of primitive human beings that lived between 28,000 and 300,000 years ago. Various specimens of... Read More

‘Modern’ Behavior Began 40,000 Years Ago In Africa, Evidence Suggests

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- Excavations from the Enkapune Ya Muto (EYM) rock shelter in the central Rift Valley of Kenya offer the... Read More

Replacement model

Definition noun A theory proposed by Christopher Stringer and Peter Andrews suggesting that the place of origin of modern... Read More

‘Modern’ Behavior Began 40,000 Years Ago In Africa, Evidence Suggests

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- Excavations from the Enkapune Ya Muto (EYM) rock shelter in the central Rift Valley of Kenya offer the... Read More

Genus

A genus is a taxonomic category ranking used in biological classification that is below family and above species. Species... Read More

The facts of evolution: fighting the Endarkenment

Gerald Weissmann, Editor-in-Chief Those of us who practice experimental science are living in the best of times and the... Read More

Clinical Genetics: A Short Course

    AUTHOR: Golder N. Wilson PRODUCT DETAILS:... Read More

Metabolic Regulation: A Human Perspective

Metabolic Regulation: A Human Perspective     ... Read More

Neanderthals were as good at hunting as early modern humans

New study reveals Neanderthals were as good at hunting as early modern humans The disappearance of Neanderthals is... Read More