Evolution

Evolution

Evolution

Our understanding of evolution has come a long way since the times of Charles Darwin, and yet it is still controversial in many parts of society. Evolutionary studies show beautifully how humans are a part of the history of life, and how important it is for us to understand it, now more than ever.

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Can You Spot the Human Embryo?

This may prove much more difficult than you think

Did Animal Domestication Go Too Far?

Domestic animals make up a huge 66% of the biomass of vertebrates on earth

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Are We More Evolved Than Cockroaches?

You may not be the only one who deserves an A++ score in the Evolution Course

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What’s the Story With Literature?

Storytelling may be what makes us human. But where does it come from?

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What’s the Story With Music?

The weird connection between Beyoncé and ancient fish

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Would You Like to Live Forever?

The race for the elixir of life is underway

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How Many Human Species Exist Today?

Believe it or not, there are ghosts in our DNA

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The Grain That Domesticated Humans

The dramatic and incredible consequences of domesticating wheat

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Should We De-extinct Animals?

Scientists are working to bring back extinct species. Exciting or creepy?

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The Stones That Made Us

Toolmaking gave us more than you might think

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What’s the Story With Gymnastics?

Humans are the only animal that works out for fun. Why?

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What’s the Story With Medicine?

From ancient healers to AI medical care and beyond

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What’s the Story With Math?

Is the universe made of numbers? Can math unlock the secrets of reality?