Evolutionary Reptilian Features

01/10/2019 BURNT Babies in the womb have extra lizard-like muscles in their hands that most will lose before they are born, medical scans reveal.
They are probably one of the oldest, albeit fleeting, remnants of evolution seen in humans yet, biologists say, in the journal Development.
They date them as 250 million years old – a relic from […]

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First Life

First Life FIRST LIFE   One of the most famous experiments of all time has just been found to have been even more successful than anyone realised. The Miller-Urey spark flask experiment could hold the key to the origin of life on Earth. Jeffrey Bada of the Scripps Institution of Oceanography in California and colleagues re-analysed […]

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Bony Fish (460 mya)

Beginning of Life 460 million years ago Fish split into two major groups: the bony fish and cartilaginous fish. The cartilaginous fish, as the name implies, have skeletons made of cartilage rather than the harder bone. They eventually include all the sharks, skates and rays. 440 million years ago The bony fish split into their […]

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Evolution of our Planet

The origins of creation and evolution 14 billion B.P. Big Bang. Our universe comes into existence. It continues to expand until this day, with the expectation that at some future point everthing will start to contract again: the “Big Crunch”. What is beyond the Big Bang nobody knows. 13 billion B.P. Formation of our galaxy, […]

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Cenozoic 65

🔵PALEOGENE PERIOD  65🔹Paleocene Epoch  56🔹Eocene Epoch 🔸earliest mammal fossils 34🔹Oligocene Epoch  🔵NEOGENE PERIOD                       23🔹Miocene Epoch 5.3🔹Pliocene Epoch 🔸Hominini ➡️🔸1Panina 🔸2Australopithecina🔸3HOMININA

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50 million years ago

  This 50-million-year-old fossil, held by a museum in Japan, shows 259 fish swimming in a school — one of the earliest known examples of coordinated group behavior ever. (Image: © Mizumoto et al.) A newly described fossil that shows 259 baby fish swimming together in a school, approximately 50 million years ago. According to […]

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Classification

Scientific classification e Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Mammalia Order: Primates Suborder: Haplorhini Infraorder: Simiiformes Family: Hominidae Genus: Homo Species:Homo sapiens is the systematic name used in taxonomy (also known as binomial nomenclature) for anatomically modern humans, i.e. the only extant human species. The name is Latin for “wise man” and was introduced in 1758 […]

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Darwin

LIFE & EVOLUTION Abundance of Life 3.5 billion single cell (bacteria) 2.5 billion multi-cellular Flora & Fauna Arthropods 550 m Fish 530 Land plants 475 Forests 385 =============== Mammals 200m Hominids evolve H.Sapiens 200,000 Explores his environment (migration) Utilises his environment (Hunter gatherer) Explains it (THE SCIENCES) Anthropology Biology Archaeology Botany Medicine Palaeontology Geography Zoology […]

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Cochineal

The cochineal (/kɒtʃɪˈniːl/ kotch-ih-NEEL, /ˈkɒtʃɪniːl/ KOTCH-ih-neel; Dactylopius coccus) is a scale insect in the suborder Sternorrhyncha, from which the natural dye carmine is derived. A primarily sessile parasite native to tropical and subtropical South America as well as Mexico and Arizona, this insect lives on cacti in the genus Opuntia, feeding on plant moisture and […]

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