Evolution

Dark Web's Biggest Market Disappears With Millions In Users' Bitcoin

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.03.2015 | UK Tech

An illicit trading site known as the “top drug market” on the dark web has been taken offline — along with millions of dollars-worth of its user...

Unearthing Giants: What Discoveries Are Still Awaiting Us?

Frontier | Posted 02.03.2015 | UK Tech
Frontier

Will any animals to evolve so large again, or has the earth's atmosphere moved beyond such possibilities?

Animals Acting Suspiciously Like Humans

Frontier | Posted 24.02.2015 | UK
Frontier

We've all heard dogs cry or seen monkeys smile and laugh, but there are some skills we thought no other animals had... most of the time, we were wrong. From tools to fire, from clothes to food seasoning, here are some animals which display "human" characteristics.

EXPLAINED - Why Some American Politicians Have To Deny Evolution

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 13.02.2015 | UK Politics

NEW YORK -- During a foreign policy think tank discussion in London on Wednesday, Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker, a likely presidential candidate for...

A Handy Cheat Sheet For Republican Presidential Hopefuls Visiting The UK

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 13.02.2015 | UK Politics

London has become the elephant’s graveyard. It’s the place where Republicans go to die. In less than a month, three of the GOP’s main preside...

What Can Monkeys Teach Hipsters About Beard Evolution?

Mia Rozenbaum | Posted 11.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Mia Rozenbaum

When you live high in rainforest canopies with other closely related species, what you do need to recognise is your own kind, for breeding and other social purposes. Could Hipsters be trying to stand out in the city jungle as a different species?

Mostly out of Africa: From Monkey to Man

Frontier | Posted 29.03.2015 | UK
Frontier

A recently discovered early primate has revealed that a distant ancient relative of modern day humans may have evolved earlier than originally thought. The primate fossil resembles modern day tarsiers from south-east Asia and is believed to be 55 million years old.

Why Do We Get Jealous?

DNews | Posted 15.01.2015 | UK Tech

At times, we all feel jealous, but why? What purpose does the emotion serve?...

Why I Choose to Break Away From Making Resolutions

Kiran Ram | Posted 28.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Kiran Ram

Losing weight is not a one-time effort but you can make it that way by creating a new lifestyle. Just don't become sloppy in your evolution process. Aim at better health and nutrition rather than numbers.

How Evolution Explains Attraction

Saj Devshi | Posted 15.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Saj Devshi

The way relationships form between people has always fascinated me - How does science explain attraction? Through my study of Psychology I came to understand this a little better and found it fascinating trying to explain what the science in attraction was from the evolutionary perspective.

Large Dinosaurs Turned Into Small Birds... But Don't Tell Creationists

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.08.2014 | UK Tech

Massive meat-eating ground-dwelling dinosaurs shrunk over 50 million years and evolved into agile flying birds, according to new research. Scientists ...

Good News For Evolution, Bad News For Creationism

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.06.2014 | UK

In what's being heralded as a secular triumph, the UK government has banned the teaching of creationism as science in all existing and future academie...

'Do You Really Believe God Made The World In Six Days?'

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 17.06.2014 | UK

Paxo, the great tormentor, has faced down some formidable opponents during his tenure as Newsnight’s chief interrogator. John Lewis from Christian E...

'Adam And Eve Are Historical Persons,' Says Evangelical Christian University

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.06.2014 | UK

An evangelical Christian university in the US is under fire after outlawing theories of partial evolution and defining Adam and Eve as "historical per...

Epigenetics and Soviet Biology

Dr Rupert Sheldrake | Posted 29.07.2014 | UK
Dr Rupert Sheldrake

One of the biggest controversies in twentieth-century biology was about the inheritance of acquired characteristics, the ability of animals and plants...

Evolution Doesn't Make Life Meaningless

Gates Cambridge Scholars | Posted 23.07.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Gates Cambridge Scholars

Recognising the role of evolution and having a meaningful life are not mutually exclusive, and learning about the origins of our species should not strip modern people of our sense of meaning and significance, wherever we derive it from. At the very least, it should make us thankful that nature and evolution have instilled us with brains that let us even contemplate meaning at all.

Staggering Number Of Americans Doubt Accepted Science

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 21.04.2014 | UK

NEW YORK -- One of the many paradoxes that contort the US national character is the country’s uneasy relationship with science. Not litmus paper an...

Creationism and Evolution Square Off Once Again as Darwin Remembered

James Mahon | Posted 12.05.2014 | UK
James Mahon

Faculty at Bryan College, which was founded on the beliefs of anti-Darwinism campaigner William Jennings Bryan, are being asked to follow a new Statement of Belief that says "All humanity is descended from Adam and Eve".

Cancer 'Drove Black Skin Evolution' Say Scientists

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Cancer may have been instrumental in driving the evolution of black skin in early human history, say experts. New evidence has led scientists to be...

Charles Darwin Day: Countering Oppositions to Evolution

Frontier | Posted 12.04.2014 | UK
Frontier

Charles Darwin Day, on the 12th February each year, is dedicated to celebrating the alternative theory which is overwhelming in its evidence. This Darwin Day we're paying homage to the man by exploring and countering arguments in opposition to evolution.

Don't Be Afraid of Change: Don't Fix It If It's Not Broken!

Kamran Assadi | Posted 24.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Kamran Assadi

Change is a common process that happens throughout all our lives. It's necessary and important - it has to happen, regardless of what we think. Sometimes, we have no say on what changes and how it does that. It's easier to accept it and change with it.

Is Teaching Children Creationism 'Indoctrination'?

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

Teaching pupils about creationism in science lessons is "indoctrination", according to the new president of the Association for Science Education. ...

Ban Teaching Religion In School Alongside Evolution, Urges Celebrity Scientist

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Universities & Education

Teaching pupils about creationism in science lessons is "indoctrination", according to Professor Alice Roberts. The TV presenter and new president ...

STUDy: Dogs Evolved To Look Like Human Babies

Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Tech

Dogs might have evolved to look like cute human babies, a study has suggested. In the study, rescue dogs that were best able to pull on the heart s...

Top Three Excuses for Being Fat

John C. Parkin | Posted 05.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
John C. Parkin

It's January and most of us are concerned about being fat after the over-consumption of the festive period. Here are your best excuses for being fat: that you can use throughout the year, not just in January.