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View Resource Journal of Evolution and Technology

The Journal of Evolution and Technology (JET) is "a peer-reviewed electronic journal publishing contemporary research into future science and philosophy." It deals with somewhat edgy topics that are often avoided by mainstream journals. For example, a common theme is the relationship between the human brain and computers, questioning their respective computational capacity and evolution. Despite...

http://www.jetpress.org/
View Resource The Leakey Foundation

The Leakey Foundation is "a member supported organization committed to research related to human origins." This well-designed, interactive website offers a variety of information related to the research interests including information about Recently Funded Projects, Educational Resources, and News and Upcoming Events. One exceptional feature of the website is the Audio Archives that allows...

https://leakeyfoundation.org/
View Resource Discovery in Turkey may hold clue to human evolution

Walking on all fours with the ancestors http://www.timesonline.co.uk/article/0,,3-2072832,00.html Family Walks on all Fours, May Offer Evolution Insight, Experts Say http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2006/03/0308_060308_all_fours.html Becoming Human: Paleoanthropology, Evolution and Human Origins [Macromedia Flash Player] http://www.becominghuman.org/ Understanding Evolution...

https://scout.wisc.edu/report/2006/0310
View Resource The Genographic Project

Alright, so you have a few relatives from Poughkeepsie who might be able to trace their ancestry back to a certain part of Sicily. But have you ever considered that all humans might be able to trace their origins back to a group of people residing in Africa some 60,000 years ago? It's quite a thought, and the National Geographic Society (working with a number of partners) has created this site to...

https://genographic.nationalgeographic.com/
View Resource Rediscovering Biology: Molecular to Global Perspectives

Getting ahead in the field of biology is important to young scholars, and staying on top of the material is important to their teachers. The Annenberg Media group has created this thirteen part video course for educators, and recently they placed the complete set of videos online here. The programs include interviews with expert scientists, detailed animations that provide a micro-level view of...

http://www.learner.org/resources/series187.html
View Resource Surviving: The Body of Evidence

Billed as a "journey of self-discovery", this very fine online exhibit from the University of Pennsylvania's Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology takes visitors on an interactive tour through the world of evolution. Along the way, visitors will encounter well-known scientists and revolutionary thinkers as they discuss their breakthrough theories. The exhibit doesn't skimp on the particulars of...

https://www.penn.museum/sites/surviving/
View Resource Exploratorium: How Do We Know What We Know?

To some, science may seem neat and tidy. Of course, scientists know better, and taken as a whole, the process of doing science is often quite messy. This fascinating interactive website created by the Exploratorium museum in San Francisco takes on the task of observation and investigation into human origins. The interactive exhibit and feature contains five primary sections, including "Observing...

http://annex.exploratorium.edu/evidence/
View Resource Cosmos and Culture

What can science do for us? Perhaps a better question is what can science not do for us? These are but a few questions posed by the NPR blog, "Cosmos and Culture". The contributors to the blog include a range of scientists, including a theoretical physicist, a biologist, and an astrophysicist. The goal of the blog is "to engage in a discussion with each other'and you'about how science has shaped...

http://www.npr.org/sections/13.7/
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