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did exploding stars really help humans walk upright?
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did exploding stars really help humans walk upright?

Do we owe our ability to walk on two legs to a sudden burst of supernovae activity lasting for nearly five million years, or are researchers connecting dots that don't need to be connected?

how a virus accidentally helped the evolution of intelligence
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how a virus accidentally helped the evolution of intelligence

Intelligent life on Earth may owe its existence to an ancient virus which inserted its genetic code and machinery into early tetrapods and now helps their neurons talk to each other.

why evolution didn’t really need darwin
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why evolution didn’t really need darwin

If Darwin never published his treatise, we'd still have a theory of evolution almost identical to the one we have today thanks to his contemporaries.

why little things like labs matter in science
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why little things like labs matter in science

Creationism, now done in the best labs a stock photo license can buy.

creationists battle to save dinosaurs from science
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creationists battle to save dinosaurs from science

Creationists aren't happy with scientists' discoveries showing dinosaurs not as giant brutes, but diverse, nimble, and often bird-like.

how to fail in publicly defending creationism
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how to fail in publicly defending creationism

Why do creationists insist on demanding evidence that's been produced so many times over?

south korea’s schools buckle to creationists
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south korea’s schools buckle to creationists

South Korea inexplicably allows its creationists to censor passages about evolution in science textbooks.

why science shouldn’t produce just so stories
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why science shouldn’t produce just so stories

Creationists expect science to tell them soothing tales about their place in the universe. That's just not going to happen.

a key, evolving molecule by any other name…
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a key, evolving molecule by any other name…

Believe it or not, DNA is not the only hereditary molecule out there. In fact, it's one of many molecules that could form the backbone of gene pools.

being not even wrong would’ve been better
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being not even wrong would’ve been better

Forget millions of years of evolution and key mutations. Humans apparently owe their existence magic mushrooms from another dimension.

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