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Researchers are searching for the Last Universal Common Ancestor, or the being from which all others descended. They have identified 355 genes that were likely present in this creature. The…
While many consider Africa to be the "cradle of humanity," there’s some evidence to suggest that humanity first evolved in Asia. China has recently increased its efforts to discover the…
New fossil footprints have lead researchers to the discovery that Homo erectus, an ancestor of modern humans, walked on two feet. Scientists used new analytic techniques to make the discovery…
Science Daily Origin of Life News
Origin of Life News -- ScienceDaily
Research into the origin of life. Learn how certain small molecule interactions may have been responsible for the life itself. You will find scientific theories and findings here.
Pygmy Mammoth – Special Islands
Source: National Park Service
Learn about evolution, which allows species to change over time, and how “islands” help species evolve.