A setback for smarts or site? a balanced diet, the great toad race, confused penguins, Evolutionary chaos
Radiocarbon dating of an archaeological site in France has some researchers claiming that Neanderthals weren’t as smart as we thought. But the evidence can more easily be interpreted as both confirming Neanderthal intelligence and casting doubt on radiocarbon dating methods.
The idea of caveman hunter-gatherers is an oversimplification, according to new research into the diet of some of our ancestors.
Is the cane toad invading Australia the latest example of “evolution” in action?
After previous reports of homosexual penguins, the birds seem to be an icon of aberrant sexual practice. But headlines aside, new research shows there’s relatively little to the idea of penguin homosexuality.
Only time will tell whether Keith Bennett’s “chaos theory of evolution” will catch on, but we’ll at least give his new idea a listen.
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