Between 1907 and 1963 more than 64,000 Americans were forcibly sterilized for common good. Can "bad seeds" be weeded out by force sterilization?
The Irish Potato Famine, also called the great famine, was a period of mass starvation and disease in Ireland from 1845 to 1852. The great famine claimed one million lives and caused millions to flee their country. In the aftermath…
Evolution theory, also known as evolutionary theory, or the theory of evolution, is based on the idea that all life on earth is related and gradually changes over time. The theory primarily explains the ongoing speciation of life since its emergence on Earth.
English scientist Charles Darwin introduced the theory of evolution through natural selection in 1859 with the publication of his book "On the Origin of Species". This started a fierce argument among nineteenth-century scientists but the massive evidence coming from various other branches of science established evolution's truth beyond a reasonable doubt before the twentieth century.
Natural selection says only the fit will surprise. The fit are those that have the inherited traits that help them best adapt to their habitat so that they live long enough to have and raise their offspring. Does this mean all of the inheritable traits of organisms ultimately serve one purpose: improve the adaptation of the organisms to their environments?
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.
Potatoes grown by cloning are cheap and plentiful, but they share the same genetic information, which makes them vulnerable to the same potato diseases.
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.
Evolution theory does encompass ideas and evidence regarding life's origins, but this is not the central focus of evolution theory.