Survival of the Fittest

Natural Selection – Survival of the Fittest

Tipped off by an article on economics on the survival of the fittest in the free market economy, the English biologist Charles Darwin initiated a study on the fish population. Little did he know that he was about to cause a dramatic change in thinking in natural sciences.

Who Are Evolution Deniers?

The research literature reveals religion as a major barrier to the acceptance of the theory of evolution. What exactly causes religious individuals to reject scientific evidence?

Evolution Is More Than Just TheorY

In the second of the nineteenth century a fierce debate broke in the scientific community about Darwin's theory of evolution. However, by the twentieth century the debate was over.
Human Evolution

Humans Are Still Evolving

Virtually all live-born babies grow up to have their own babies. Does this mean human natural selection, hence the evolution of humans, is coming to an end?

Evolution In Everyday Life

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.

What Is Social Darwinism?

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.

Is Evolution as Certain as Gravity?

Evolution is a fact. It is not just a theory that may be falsified in the future. Even if it were, evolution would still be a fact. Theories change, facts don't.
To believe or not to believe evolution

To Believe or not to believe in EvolutioN?

The dictionaries define believe as to have confidence in the truth, the existence, or the reliability of something, although without absolute proof that one is right in doing so.