The Whole Saga of the Supercontinents

By now, you’ve surely picked up on the idea that the study of natural history is basically the study of how the world has changed. The study of how we all got here. And of course, the world continues to change, all the time. I mean, literally. I’m not just talking about how life adapts, or how the climate is changing. I mean the planet itself, as an object, is in a constant state of flux — because the ground beneath your feet is always moving. So, the place where you are right now was not always … there. For […]

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Can We Get DNA From Fossils?

More than 120 million years ago, in a hot, conifer-filled forest in what’s now India, a small insect made a terrible mistake. While searching for a tasty meal of pine pollen it wandered one step too far, only to find itself trapped in sticky, yellow resin. Tired from its flight, this small weevil was quickly entombed in the fragrant yellow material, which eventually became the substance we know today as Amber. Then, in 1993, scientists cracked open this very same piece of amber. They took the body of the weevil, and they sampled its DNA. Now, this is not a […]

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Geology of Ohio: Episode Two – Caesars Creek

To start off on this topic I’ll give some background information about this National Park located about five miles east of waynesville Ohio Caesars Creek came into being in 1971 when the Army Corps of Engineers erected a dam to control flooding in the valley the emergency overflow control spillway is where much of the geology of CJ’s Creek can be found the channel exposes prime 445 million year old order vision outcrop with an abundance of fossils but we don’t need again to that just yet first let’s look into the depositional environment and the time of the order […]

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The Evidence For Evolution Made Easy

The evidence for evolution made effortless the science of evolution is below assault by way of creationists the vast majority of them do not even realize what evolution is the way it works and what the proof for it is on this video i’m hoping to demonstrate in easy terms how we all know evolution is right there are several lines of evidence that independently verify evolution that is what makes scientists so specific any individual of those factors might have pointed to some thing else however they all converge on the same conclusion that each one species emerged through […]

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