Neatorama Posts Tagged "evolution"
Why Humans Evolved Chins...

(Photo: Corpse Reviver)Humans alone have chins. Wh...  ...e speculated over that question for decades. What evolutionary advantage does the chin offer? Dr. Robert G. Fran...  ...mple geometry: As our faces became smaller in our evolution from archaic humans to today -- in fact, our face...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/30/Why-Humans-Evolved-Chins/
How to Apply an Evolutionary Hypothesis about Gestation to Your Pregnancy

The classic anthropological hypothesis on why huma...  ...stand, with plenty of extra information about how evolutionary science really works. -via Metafilter

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/04/02/How-to-Apply-an-Evolutionary-Hypothesis-about-Gestation-to-Your-Pregnancy/
Evolution Research Review

The following is an article from the Annals of Imp...  ...ble Research.Research about, or said to be about, evolutioncompiled by Katherine Lee, Improbable Research staffHuman...  ...nis E. Slice, Truls Thorstensen, Katrin Schaefer, Evolution and Human Behavior, vol. 33 , 2012, pp. 109&ndash...  ...books“Th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/31/Evolution-Research-Review/
Defending Darwin...

James Krupa teaches evolution for non-biology majors at the University of Kentu...  ...because so many of his students were taught that evolution is in direct opposition to Christian belief, and...  ...e because my Kentucky daughters were taught about evolution in both parochial...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/30/Defending-Darwin/
Why Do Zebras Have Stripes?...

(Photo: J. Todd Poling)What evolutionary advantage do stripes offer zebras? For a long tim...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/01/21/Why-Do-Zebras-Have-Stripes/
Researcher Suggests Fist Fights Shaped Male Facial Structure...

AustralopithecusThe conclusions dra...  ...into a club effective for striking.If indeed the evolution of our hand proportions were associated with sele...  ...t the primary target, the face, to have undergone evolution to better protect it from injury when punched."Ca...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/12/Fist-Fights-Found-to-Have-Shaped-Male-Facial-Structure/
What Makes a Polar Bear...

The polar bear and the brown bear are rather close...  ...ated, and they can still interbreed. In fact, the evolutionary split between the two species is estimated to hav...  ...of polar bears are extreme." Instead, the bear's evolution seems to have reworked the heart to survive these...  ...fat figure noted ab...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/05/12/What-Makes-a-Polar-Bear/
How the Woman Got Her Period...

The title sounds like one of Kipling’s “Just So” stories, but this article from theoretical biologist Suzanne Sadedin gives scientific answers, told in plain language that can be funny in places. She in...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/04/11/How-the-Woman-Got-Her-Period/
Sand Art Evolution

[http://youtu.be/ZDAFpo5T9K4] (YouTube link)French...  ...deftly manipulates sand to tell the story of the evolution of life from the early days of the earth through...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/15/Sand-Art-Evolution/
You're Part Neanderthal...

Yeah, we meant you. (Though to be honest, I've long suspected that some people are actually fully Neanderthals from the way they act.) DNA analysis studies published in Nature and Science showed that humans are pa...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/29/Youre-Part-Neanderthal/




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