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Christian racism? Election years bring dangerous creatures from the shadows

Denyse O'Leary | 07 November 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: 2016 elections, alt-right, Darwinism, evolution
The alt-right is peddling some bizarre theories


Will IVF change human history?

Michael Cook | 06 September 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: evolution, IVF
Scientists are beginning to realise that IVF could be a time-bomb


There is only one race, the human race

Tim Crowe | 05 February 2016 | HARAMBEE |  
tags: evolution, race, South Africa


Could the internet outlive humanity?

Denyse O'Leary | 26 Jan 2016 | CONNECTING |  
tags: evolution, future generations, Internet use


Why is Richard Dawkins scaring kids out of reading fairy tales?

Martin Fitzgerald | 13 June 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: Darwinism, evolution, Richard Dawkins
It's peculiar advice from someone who believes in them himself.


What’s wrong with Richard Dawkins?

Richard Bastien | 05 November 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: atheism, Darwinism, evolution, Richard Dawkins
For starters, his arguments for Darwinism are not very scientific.


Scientists clash over origin of monogamy

Denyse O'Leary | 14 August 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: evolution, Marriage, monogamy, polygamy
Humans, along with prairie voles, grey-handed night monkeys, jackals and coyotes, are numbered among the 9 percent of mammals who are socially monogamous. Can evolution provide an answer?


Human evolution: science’s golden child or spoilt brat?

Darren Curnoe | 12 April 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: evolution, science journals
Why are science journals so fascinated by fossils of ancient man? Don't other discoveries merit even more attention?


The New Eugenics

Michael Cook | 14 December 2012 | FEATURES |  
tags: eugenics, evolution, genetics
Some scientists are haunted by the idea of genetic degeneracy.


Have we evolved to argue?

Zac Alstin | 17 May 2011 | FEATURES |  
tags: evolution, philosophy, reason
Forget about truth. The reason we can reason is to win arguments, say evolutionary psychologists.


Babies made us “the nicest apes”

Carolyn Moynihan | 13 April 2011 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: child development, evolution, motherhood
Two years ago an American primatologist named Sarah Blaffer Hrdy published a book arguing that human beings evolved as a co-operative species in response not only to the needs of infants but to their charm.


Wisdom from your local zoo

Denyse O'Leary | 01 March 2010 | FEATURES |  
tags: evolution, media, relationships
Updating Dear Abby and Ann Landers, a British newspaper has engaged an evolutionary agony aunt. 


The new revelation

Denyse O'Leary | 31 December 2009 | FEATURES |  
tags: evolution, religion
Have aeons of natural selection hardwired human beings to be religious?


The shock and awe of creation

Leslie Tomory | 29 December 2009 | FEATURES |  
tags: atheism, evolution
Are God and evolution really incompatible? Not if you examine the question carefully.


Darwin’s disciples today

Carson Holloway | 27 December 2009 | FEATURES |  
tags: Darwin, evolution, Peter Singer
Political theorists of all hues claim that Darwin gives scientific credibility to their own theories. One of these is Peter Singer.


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