Evolutionary Biology

Evolutionary Biology

Evolutionary Biology Questions

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by 19479 · about 21 hours ago

After watching a BBC documentary about wild silver foxes that were bred for "tameness" and subsequently started exhibiting the entire suite of changes associated with domesticated dogs (raised tails, various hair types/colors, submissiveness,... (more)

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Bread_Eating_Beelzebub 0 · October 07, 2011 at 2:43 AM

I definitely see this happening. When I look at skulls from Europeans even as recent as the 1600s they are much more robust and threatening. A lot of British men back then had these impressive, but kind of scary, thick brow ridges like an... (more)

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by 5002 · October 20, 2014 at 3:32 AM

I'll start with my question: Do you agree with Melissa McEwen's critique of Jack Kruse's (mis)use of evolutionary biology? I should note that I am a fan of both McEwen and Kruse. McEwen's blog post is... (more)

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Bread_Eating_Beelzebub 0 · April 02, 2012 at 3:34 AM

You have no idea how hard that post was to write. I mean, it's so hard to read Dr. Kruse's writing and find consistant threads in it. He has references on the bottom of some post, but mostly they do not correspond to things in his posts that I... (more)

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by 5 · October 16, 2014 at 4:12 AM

An interesting article:http://www.proteinpower.com/drmike/low-carb-librar...Do you think it may not be so, and why ?Considering other species may also be helpful, such as:The anteaters prove exoskeletons aren???t good for growing brains also ? I... (more)

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glib 0 · July 12, 2014 at 11:47 PM

On top of all this, one should not forget that current fruit, tubers and roots have far more calories than their wild counterparts. This is not an absolute rule, as baobab fruit, for example, is as caloric (sugary) or more than many domesticated... (more)

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