Biology Darwinism Evolution

A Chimp’s Loss is Our Gain?

http://www.umich.edu/news/index.html?Releases/2006/Feb06/r021406 Researchers who speculate about human origins have come up with three main scenarios for how we ended up with our unique traits, Zhang said. The first possibility is that we acquired completely new genes that other apes don’t have. Another is that some of our genes have taken on different functions through mutation. It’s Read More…

Intelligent Design

Biomimicry

Turning nature’s design into scientific breakthrough By Stefanie Olsen Staff Writer, CNET News.com Published: March 1, 2006, 4:00 AM PST . . . Pax’s projects also take a cue from a design theory called biomimicry, coined by Janine Benyus, who wrote a seminal book on the subject in 1997. Biomimicry argues that nature uses only Read More…