Human Evolution Is Unique?

Human Evolution Is Unique?

Uniqueness of Human Evolution is a pretty debatable topic; however, several facts and scholarly discussions have tilted the balance in favor of the motion. According to the Human Genome Project, one human being has almost 25,000 genes and these genes are responsible for the overall characteristics of the person. The Human Genome is nothing but […]

New Book on Race: Population Geneticists Write Letter to NY Times to Refute

New Book on Race: Population Geneticists Write Letter to NY Times to Refute

A new book on the evolution of human races has been published recently and population geneticists have written a letter to the New York Times to refute the contentions of the author. The book is titled A Troublesome Inheritance: Genes, Race and Human History and the author is Nicolas Wade. It has been reported that […]

The Color of Butterfly Wings Can Evolve Quickly

The Color of Butterfly Wings Can Evolve Quickly

Butterfly wings come in many beautiful colors, but little is known about how these colors have come into existence. The evolution of butterfly wings and other colorful structures in nature has remained a mystery even though efforts have been made to determine how these natural wonders have developed. A study recently published in the journal […]