Fewer Republicans Now Accept Evolution Than Did in 2009

The U.S. has always had an interesting relationship with the science of evolution. As a foundational part of modern biology, the fact that species change over time is rarely debated in scientific circles (though exactly how change occurs is the…

Evolution Debate Rages At Texas Board Of Education Meeting

It seems that the evolution debate is not about to go away; instead, tougher questions are being asked. Ideological objections to the evolution philosophy raged in a Texas Board of Education late night meeting during the approval of science textbooks.…

The Earliest Life Form Found So Far is in Australia

The Guardian is reporting that Earth’s earliest life form has been found in Australia. An Aussie research team accompanied by some U.S. scientists discovered a series of “complex microbial ecosystems” they date to 3.5 billion years ago. The find was…

Were First Dogs our Best Friends, or Savage Beasts?

Man’s best friend, the canine, who is always there to greet us with joy and excitement when we come home, who love us and are one of the best animal companions man has ever known, didn’t start out that way.…

Study Confirms Humans Came From Africa Using… Herpes

Scientists have debated, since such discussions were made permissible, the origins of the human species: did we come from Asia? Africa? Maybe even the Middle East? Until very recently, many of these theories had equal merit. However, a study of…

1 Million Year Old Evidence Of Humans Using Fire Found

Courtesy of the University of Toronto Fire good. That is what we have always know. What we didn’t know is how long humans or their ancestors have known this. Microscopic traces of wood ash, alongside animal bones and stone tools,…