Population

Humans Didn’t Evolve From a Single Ancestral Population

In the 1980s, scientists learned that all humans living today are descended from a woman, dubbed “Mitochondrial Eve,” who lived in Africa between …

Anthropology

Elon Musk Reveals Plan for Tesla's First Foreign Car Factory

The Chinese plant will have the capacity to build 500,000 vehicles a year.<p>In this segment from <i>MarketFoolery</i>, host Mac Greer is joined by analyst …

Tesla

Groups team up to stop pet overpopulation at Waianae encampment

Updated:Monday, July 16 2018 4:03 PM EDT2018-07-16 20:03:18 GMT<p>At least 12 injured after lava explosion near tour boat off Big Island.<p>At least 12 …

Hawaii

The geography of consumption | VOX, CEPR Policy Portal

The fast growth in online transactions for goods is a testament to consumers’ desire to bypass travel frictions. Still, e-commerce transactions …

Economics

Scientists May Have Wildly Underestimated the Giant Dinosaurs of the Ancient World

Don't worry about those big, dead herbivorous dinos— their leafy meals were likely much more hearty, wholesome and nutrient-packed than researchers …

Human Geography

Ten Commandments of the Supreme Court

What is sacrosanct? Whatever advances progressive causes.<p><b>1) Right to Left.</b> The majority of post-war Republican Supreme Court nominees, who were …

Conservative View

Blue Wave: New Arizona Poll Shows Democrats Ahead by 7 Points

A new article in <i>POLITICO</i> asks: <i>Is this the year Arizona finally turns blue?</i><p>Based on polling data, it appears that the answer is finally “yes.” A new</i> …

Liberal View

The fastest shrinking and growing counties in Michigan

Wayne County has seen its fair share of population loss.<p>But it's not the place in Michigan that has lost the most people since 2010.<p>A new study by …

Demographics

Why Nature Prefers Couples, Even for Yeast

Some species have the equivalent of many more than two sexes, but most do not. A new model suggests the reason depends on how often they mate.<p>We tend …

Biology

Common cranes 'here to stay' after recolonising eastern England

Common cranes which recolonised eastern England less than 40 years ago after a 400-year absence are now here to stay, research has found.<p>There could be as many as 275 breeding pairs of the UK’s tallest bird within 50 years, scientists at the University of Exeter, the RSPB and the Wildfowl and …

Environment

Chart of the day: The Government hasn't been very good at predicting population growth

Australia's population growth has outstripped official expectations for more than a decade, according to the Government's own estimates.<p>The …

Geography

Abingdon, VA

• All 54 contender towns are divided into three population size categories of 0-8500; 8500-85,000; and 85,000 - up<p><b>Readers are allowed to vote once per</b> …

Oxfordshire

Squamate reptiles challenge paradigms of genomic repeat element evolution set by birds and mammals

Article |<p>Open | Published: 17 July 2018<p>Giulia I. M. Pasquesi,<br>• Richard H. Adams,<br>• Daren C. Card ORCID: orcid.org/0000-0002-1629-5726,<br>• Drew R. …

Google Scholar

Senator Dean Smith continues push for population growth inquiry

FULL INTERVIEW: Liberal Senator Dean Smith is continuing his push for a senate inquiry into Australia's population policy. The Senator wants regional …

Australian News

Soccer: Croatia fly flag for the little guys

MOSCOW (Reuters) - A World Cup of surprises showed once again how small teams are finding a way to compete with the big boys, as was the case at the European Championship two years ago.<p>It was Iceland and Wales who shook up the established order in 2016, now Belgium and Croatia have shown that …

Soccer

Population, total | Data

( 1 ) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects: 2017 Revision. ( 2 ) Census reports and other statistical publications from …

United Nations

Extinction transitions in correlated external noise

Author(s): Alexander H. O. Wada, Matthew Small, and Thomas VojtaWe analyze the influence of long-range correlated (colored) external noise on …

Quantum Physics

Gene expression drives the evolution of dominance

Article |<p>Open | Published: 16 July 2018<p>Christian D. Huber,<br>• Arun Durvasula ORCID: orcid.org/0000-0003-0631-3238,<br>• Angela M. Hancock ORCID: …

Algorithms

Cerner Bolsters Commitment to Driving Innovation and Advancing Data Intelligence in Health through Partnership with IDA Ireland

<i>Cerner will create 50 new roles focussed on R&D and the improvement of data intelligence and population health management for its European</b> …

Technology (Ireland)

Australia's population tipped to hit 25 million years earlier than forecast

Malcolm Turnbull and Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton have talked down the need for an inquiry into population policy after calls by one of their …

Australian News

Finance Commission may consider sops for States with better population control

NK Singh, Chairman of the 15th Finance Commission, on Monday said the panel may consider providing incentives to States that have managed to achieve

Business (India)

New Forest Reserve in Victoria's Strzelecki Ranges

On July 14th 2018, Victorian Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change, the Hon. Lily D'Ambrosio, and Gunai Traditional Owner Aunty Doris …

National Parks

Genetic Algorithm Implementation in Python

This tutorial will implement the genetic algorithm optimization technique in Python based on a simple example in which we are trying to maximize the …

Extreme Sports

Study Into Dinosaurs’ Diet Reveals Sauropods Didn’t Need To Gorge On Plants After All

In a surprising turn of event, the research unveiled that there could have actually been more giant sauropods on Earth than we imagined.<p>The …

Dinosaurs

Liberal Dean Smith says lower immigration would give Australia 'time to breathe'

The Western Australian Liberal Dean Smith says moderating the immigration intake would give Australia “time to breathe” and space to develop a population policy to allow proper planning while maintaining social cohesion.<p>The prominent government backbencher told the ABC’s National Wrap program that …

Australian News

Croatia’s World Cup: A story of sacrifice, contradiction and a bittersweet end for Modric

Comeback Kings Croatia finally met their match in the World Cup final on Sunday. Luka Modrić earned himself the golden ball award but, like the …

News (South Africa)

Canada's diversity not reflected on the silver screen, say actors, screenwriters of colour

Mariah Inger couldn't believe she was in this position.<p>It was 2005. She was on a movie set, coaching another actress who was painfully struggling to …

Entertainment (Canada)

3D Population Density of the contiguous United States.

The world as 100 people over the last 200 years.<p>Europeans are divided along ideological lines in their views of the EU, but this division is not a …

Geography

João Bosco Capanema Bahia on LinkedIn: “Como a população mundial cresceu…

Como a população mundial cresceu desde 100000 antes de cristo! How the world population has grown since 100,000 BC!

Brazil

Alaska nixes lynx trapping on Kenai Peninsula

KENAI, Alaska — Lynx trapping will not open up on the Kenai Peninsula this year as populations of the wildcat and its prey move through a low …

Wildlife