World Health Organisation estimates worldwide there are 1 billion cases of influenza annually. We catch the flu, recover from it, but we are not off the hook, we can catch the flu again.
Little did the English economist Thomas Malthus know, with the publication of his book in 1789 he was rolling a snowball that would soon turn into an avalanche.
Half a century before Albert Einstein, English naturalist Charles Darwin’s scientific theory of evolution by natural selection founded modern evolutionary studies.
In the first half of the 20th century, Adolf Hitler’s Germany forcefully sterilized or murdered hundreds of thousands of people, whom they found genetically imperfect.
Between the 1890s and 1910s was a period of widespread social activism and political reform across the United States of America.
The identification of signatures of adaptations to such dietary changes in the human genome sheds light on the evolutionary history of our species’ metabolism.
When the book was published in 1859 it became a bestseller instantly, partly thanks to his conversational style in the book, rather than academic.
When the English scientist Charles Darwin's Origin of Species was published in 1959, there was a great outcry and a historic clash of science and religion. Except, there was not.
Evolutionary theory does not say any given species can evolve into totally different species. Evolution is about the accumulation of slight changes in new generations of species.