Darwinian medicine, AKA evolutionary medicine, is on the rise. Over the most recent decades, it has evolved from being something small and obscure to becoming a sizeable, … [Read More...] about Darwinian Resources: Everything You’ll Need to Become Well-Versed in Evolutionary Medicine
Humans’ fondness of sports and games has deep evolutionary roots. Competitive activities of various kinds are integral to the culture of many hunter-gatherer groups, in part because they help shape the skills and minds of young members of the communities - especially boys and young men, who frequently engage in activities that involve spear-throwing, coalitional play fighting, and the like. (Previous tidbits)
In Focus: Great Human Odyssey
This fascinating documentary, which is an installment of the science series NOVA, details humans' journey out of Africa and into the far corners of the world.
The more distant we are from an earth-centered way of life and the cultural traditions that connect us, the more out of balance we become. We are shaped by our connection to the earth. Through the brilliant process of natural selection, all organisms adapt to become better suited to their influencing environment. Human beings are no exception. We are descended from ancestors who were perfectly adapted to their immediate surroundings. Their genetic legacy lives on in us, a legacy that is intimately connected with the earth, its seasons, and its resources.
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Think twice before your buy and consume farmed fish. When compared with wild-caught fish, farmed fish (e.g., farmed salmon) generally contains a lot more total fat, has an imbalanced fatty acid configuration, and harbors greater quantities of certain pollutants and antimicrobial compounds, among other things. (Previous tips)
"We can allow satellites, planets, suns, universe, nay whole systems of universes, to be governed by laws, but the smallest insect, we wish to be created at once by special act.."