Top Leaderboard, Site wide
Left Masthead
October 9, 2015
Truthdig: Drilling Beneath the Headlines
Sign up for Truthdig's Email NewsletterLike Truthdig on FacebookFollow Truthdig on TwitterSubscribe to Truthdig's RSS Feed

Truthdig Bazaar
The Inheritance

The Inheritance

By David E. Sanger

more items


Tag: Species

Wikimedia Commons / Ansgar Walk

Global Warming on the Move

A new study says that global warming is on the move at the pace of a quarter of a mile each year, a seemingly minor shift that could have major consequences for plant and animal species that cannot easily adapt to rising temperatures.

Posted on Dec 26, 2009 READ MORE

Homo habilis

A New Spin on Human Ancestry?

Scientists studying two hominid fossils from Kenya have cause to wonder whether Homo erectus, considered the direct predecessor to the species of humans currently enjoying evolutionary predominance, Homo sapiens, actually evolved from the smaller Homo habilis or whether the two coexisted for about half a million years.

Posted on Aug 8, 2007 READ MORE

Origin of the Species

Digital Darwin

Cambridge University is making Charles Darwin’s complete works freely available online, including the notebook the legendary scientist wrote in during the voyage of the Beagle.

Posted on Oct 19, 2006 READ MORE

New dinosaur
From the N.Y. Times

Dinosaur Species Larger Than T-Rex Unearthed

The carnivore, named Mapusaurus, lived 100 million years ago in Argentina and was apparently a pack hunter, not a solitary predator.

Posted on Apr 19, 2006 READ MORE

View the most popular tags overall?

View all tags?

Right 1, Site wide - BlogAds Premium
Right Skyscraper, Site Wide
Right Internal Skyscraper, Site wide
Right 2, Site wide - Blogads
Join the Liberal Blog Advertising Network