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Category Archive: Evolution

Apr 13 2013

Let’s face it

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Let’s see the faces of our ancestors. We humans look like our ancestors. Aren’t we? I am not particularly fond of human species. But I am proud of some enlightened humans, among them are the scientists who tell us the truth about our universe and our evolution. Nothing is more beautiful and fascinating than the …

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Apr 12 2013

The face tells all.

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Australopithecus sediba was half human-like and half chimp-like animal. Researchers said, “Sediba shows a strange mix of primitive australopithecine traits and derived Homo traits — face and anterior dentition like Homo, shape of the cranium like Homo, other parts of the face and size of the cranium like an australopithecine, arms like an australopithecine, pelvis …

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Apr 10 2013

She is like my grandma

(Source: Discovery) She is like my grandma. She looks as if she is saying: tora ato gondogol koris na to. toder jwalay ektu bishram nite partasi na. chupchap thakte paros na kisukkhon? khaisos, ekhon ghuma. oto lafanir ki hoise? bandrami kom kor. oi pulapan, maramari koris na. shanto hoia shuia thak. ar ta jodi na …

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Mar 19 2013

We drive evolution

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Cliff swallows’s wings got shorter to survive on road.

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Mar 16 2013

Wings!

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Early birds had four wings. They had wings on their legs more than 100 million years ago. First, paleontologists spread the word that modern birds are actually living dinosaurs. Then came the news from China that some dinosaurs and related reptiles long ago seemed to be marvelous four-winged creatures, seemingly on standby at some runway …

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Mar 06 2013

Poor camels!

Modern camels probably descended from a cold-dwelling ancestor. It is nice to see camels roam freely. It is not nice to see they still pull ploughs, turn waterwheels and transport tons of heavy goods along desert routes. Domesticated camels have been exploited by humans for thousands of years. They are forced to become slaves of …

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Feb 14 2013

Disposable Penis!

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Have you ever heard of disposable penis? It exists. It is Chromodoris reticulata. It loses but re-grows and re-uses its penis. You don’t believe me? Please read it. The little sea slugs are “simultaneous hermaphrodites”, they have both male and female sexual organs and can use them both at the same time. Sea slugs are …

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Feb 13 2013

‘The Genius of Darwin’

I have watched this documentary before. Today on Darwin Day, I am honoring myself by watching it again. Thanks to Richard Dawkins.

Feb 12 2013

Happy Darwin Day!

God was killed by Darwin 154 years ago. But people still worship god, the dead god.

Feb 08 2013

Our ancestor!

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Researchers say: Our common ancestor with other mammals may have been a roughly rat-size animal that weighed no more than a half a pound, had a long furry tail and lived on insects. Ah, I miss my tail!

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