L’ORIGINE DELLE SPECIE

Tutti noi conosciamo, abbiamo studiato a scuola o, per lo meno, abbiamo sentito parlare della Teoria della selezione naturale di Charles Darwin ma quanti possono dire di averla capita a fondo o di ricordarsela? Vediamo di fare un piccolo riassunto di quel voluminoso e quanto mai rivoluzionario testo “L’origine delle…

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GIVE ME FIVE

The hand is an extraordinary appendix, but is not exclusive to human: we share it with all the primates, but also with bats, cats, frogs and even dolphins. Charles Darwin pointed out this strange coincidence in his The Origin of Species. “What’s more unique,” he wrote, “that the hand of…

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TO EACH ONE HIS BEAK!

Among the many stereotypes to debunk there is also the nutrition of the birds, considered frugal and thrifty. “You eat like a bird,” you says, generally, of a person who barely feeds. Birds, however, are great eaters, who eat frequently and abundantly, as they have a very accelerated metabolism that…

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