I was dissapointed. I was expecting to see a list of anatomical changes that appear to be new within the last 2 or 3 thousand years. The dissapearance of wisdom teeth in some people would be a perfect example.
Creationist answers Top 10 Signs of Evolution in Modern Man point-for-point.
Good read, thanks for posting.
A couple of these could be in error. Recent hypotheses are that the appendix performs the useful service of being a reservoir of the intestinal flora essential to digestion. Since food poisoning and other bowel problems are common in the wild, this could have been vital in maximizing food nutrition.
And recent discoveries are also casting into doubt the label of “junk DNA”, which may not be so useless after all, but perform critical protein control functions.
bump for later reading
I just wanna know when we get to sprout wings
always wanted to do that... just cant get my jeans to cooperate darnit!
My forearms have fairly light hair on them but they do retain warmth when raised. I have tested that.
#9 - false: Humans are born with the Jacobsons organ, but in early development its abilities dwindle to a point that it is useless.
For crying out loud. Decades of studies have been done showing the affects of human pheromones on the opposite sex and the same sex. (Male pheromones stimulate aggressiveness in other males.)
#2 - Case wasn't even made: but we
did not lose the need do have a use for the coccyx: it now functions as a support structure for various muscles and a support for a person when he sits down and leans back. The coccyx also supports the position of the anus.
If you look up “Eli Grubman” on Google Groups, you will find that some humans missed out on evolution.