Evolutionary Traits
Human Evolution: Our Height Indicates We Are Still Evolving

Human Evolution: Our Height Indicates We Are Still Evolving

  We are still evolving. Research conducted has shown that between 1870 and 1980, European men have grown by an average of 11cm. 15 European countries were included in this research, all showing this increase in height. For many, the increase was an expected evolutionary trait. Improved nutrition and health, it has been often assumed(…)

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Human Evolution: The Race Debate

Human Evolution: The Race Debate

People of different races are believed by some theorists to be from separate species entirely. Each race is its own species of human/Homo sapien. This creationist polygenism was the work of both Samuel George Morton and Louis Agassiz and resulted in vast debates between evolutionary theorists.

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Human Evolution: (AHOB) Ancient Britons Were Earliest Northern Europeans

Human Evolution: (AHOB) Ancient Britons Were Earliest Northern Europeans

The AHOB project, funded by Leverhulme Trust, directed by Chris Stringer, human evolution expert of the Natural History Museum, UK - aimed to discover the Ancient Human Occupation of Britain (AHOB). In 2010 it was discovered that ancient Britons could have been the earliest Northern Europeans.

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Human Evolution: Homo Floresiensis (The “Hobbit”)

Human Evolution: Homo Floresiensis (The “Hobbit”)

At this current time it is estimated that the first members of the human family (hominins) lived in Africa about six or seven million years ago. Although almost completely ape-like, its believed this is when human evolution began, and these ape-like species began adapting for reasons still unknown yet, but adapting/evolving into the people that we are(…)

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Evolutionary Theory: Descendants of Apes vs the Work of God Debate

Evolutionary Theory: Descendants of Apes vs the Work of God Debate

British naturalist, Charles Darwin, author of the book – ‘On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection’ (Often refered to as The Origin of Species) set out ideas as to how species evolved throughout time. He proposed that natural selection drove change and all life was interconnected. From this he concluded that us(…)

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