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Evolution
epub |eng | 1978-12-31 | Author:David Attenborough

So feathers did not evolve initially for flight and do not define birds. The birds inherited them from feathered ancestors. And this leads to the realisation that all dinosaurs were ...
( Category: Wildlife January 20,2020 )
epub |eng | 2017-01-15 | Author:The Social Origins of Language [Language, The Social Origins of]

Figure 4. (A) The state transitions of a right branching, non-deterministic Artificial Grammar with several elements (A, C, D, F, G; nonsense words, see Wilson et al., 2013; 2015). The ...
( Category: Linguistics January 19,2020 )
epub |eng | 2017-09-05 | Author:E. Fuller Torrey

The second thing that had to happen before the higher gods could emerge was the coming together of a critical mass of people. Groups of hunter-gatherers, which usually numbered fewer ...
( Category: Cognitive Psychology January 19,2020 )
epub |eng | 2016-01-15 | Author:Olivier Rieppel [Rieppel, Olivier]

A German Jew in America Richard Benedict Goldschmidt came, as he himself put it, “from an old German-Jewish family” (Stern, 1967:172; for a review of Goldschmidt’s life and work, see ...
( Category: Reptiles & Amphibians January 19,2020 )
epub |eng | 2017-01-15 | Author:Rosemary Ashton [Ashton, Rosemary]

Disraeli tames the Thames Now that a parliamentary committee had been formed to inquire into the state of the Thames and to come up with a plan to improve it, ...
( Category: U.S. Presidents January 19,2020 )
epub |eng | 2015-07-17 | Author:Fernández-Armesto, Felipe;

* * * The next few pages cover the merits and defects of how academics currently attempt to apply evolutionary explanations to cultural change. Apart from memetics, which we can ...
( Category: Social Sciences January 19,2020 )
epub |eng | 2018-09-20 | Author:Lane, Nick;

1 How do we reconcile Max Rubner’s exponent of 2/3 with Max Kleiber’s 3/4? The usual answer is that within species the metabolic rate does indeed vary with 2/3, and ...
( Category: Cell Biology January 19,2020 )
epub |eng | 2017-04-03 | Author:Arlindo Oliveira

Digital Animals The one-millimeter-long worm Caenorhabditis elegans has a long history in science as a result of its extensive used as a model for the study of simple multi-cellular organisms. ...
( Category: Intelligence & Semantics January 19,2020 )
epub |eng | 2017-06-29 | Author:Jonathan Silvertown [Silvertown, Jonathan]

11 Cheese—Dairying Milk is the only food that we can truthfully say has evolved expressly for our consumption. Cheese is the result of sharing this gift of evolution with other ...
( Category: Natural History January 19,2020 )
epub |eng | 2018-05-31 | Author:Ralph Adolphs

FIGURE 6.5. Distinct brain regions involved in different types of fear. (A) Schematic illustrating coronal section of a mouse brain indicating hippocampus (HC), bed nucleus of the stria terminals (BNST), ...
( Category: Neurology January 19,2020 )
epub |eng | 2005-01-15 | Author:Norman, David; [Norman, David;]

29. Deinonychus. A reconstruction from bone to flesh. Perhaps it too had a filamentous covering? Ornithischian dinosaurs All ornithischians are thought to have been herbivorous and, rather like modern-day mammals, ...
( Category: Dinosaurs January 19,2020 )
epub |eng | 2018-10-26 | Author:Robert Plomin

12 The DNA fortune teller It has been known for decades that the heritability of psychological disorders and dimensions is caused by many DNA differences, not just one or two ...
( Category: Developmental Biology January 19,2020 )
epub |eng | 2018-04-01 | Author:Rob Boddice [Boddice, Rob]

6 EXPERIENCE, SENSES AND THE BRAIN Take five How do you feel? The question, a commonplace query if ever there was one, is actually enormously complex. That we handle it ...
( Category: Historiography January 19,2020 )
epub |eng | 2016-03-01 | Author:Sean B. Carroll [Carroll, Sean B.]

FIGURE 7.3 The real drama of the Serengeti. The elimination of the rinderpest virus and increased consumption of grass by the exploding wildebeest population unleashed trophic cascades that increased the ...
( Category: Developmental Biology January 19,2020 )
epub |eng | 2017-01-15 | Author:Raymond Pierotti & Brandy R. Fogg [Pierotti, Raymond & Fogg, Brandy R.]

HUMANS AS WOLF’S STUDENTS Stories told by Indigenous American peoples about their relationships with wolves suggest that through much of the early stages of the evolution of human hunting practices, ...
( Category: Mammals January 19,2020 )