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evolution

Evolution and Earth History

The American Institute of Professional Geologists (AIPG) has officially adopted the United States Geological Survey (USGS) position statement on the age of the Earth. The USGS statement explains that the earth is more than 4.5 billion years old based on radiometric dating. It is AIPG's position that the scientific basis for the radiometric age date of the earth is well established and supported through peer reviewed scientific analysis.

EARTH: Redefining Homo - Does Our Family Tree Need More Branches?

Human evolution and paleoanthropology are tricky subjects, not just because of the rarity of these fossils, but also because human nature seems to be getting in the way of modern taxonomy. In a field that is generally governed by logical rules when it comes to identifying new fossils, scientists are noticed there are some peculiarities applied to our own genus, Homo.

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