On November 4, 2014 In Atheism, Bias, Creationism, Evolution, Mortality, Neuroscience, Primates, Reviews in the Wild, Secular Humanism, Self-Awareness, Theology
Human existence is a complicated one ranging from serving the poor and downtrodden to beheading enemies. But is there meaning it?
Evolution is largely held to be unpredictable. New and surprising studies raise that question of predictability again and just in time for flu season.
What happens when independent lines of evidence examine life on earth? Evidence for evolution, that's what happens.
Wild chimps have been observed learning to use tools in the wild, something which had only been seen in captivity.
Randall Munroe's "What If? Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions" is exactly what it says it is.
In "Animal Madness: How Anxious Dogs, Compulsive Parrots, and Elephants in Recovery Help Us Understand Ourselves," Laurel Braitman shows that human beings are not the only animals who struggle with mental health.
Both science and art explore the reality of life, and in The Where, the Why, and The How they are an energetic team that connects with the reader with every turn of the page.
Bonobos and humans share about 99% of their genetic material. So perhaps it should surprise us that they are so smart.