Evolution

Ilorin. Photo: NAIRALAND

Who we are in Ilorin

Dare Babarinsa’s piece about Ilorin, which he titled “Ilorin and the crisis of identity,” read our history, evolution, and coming to being, from the narrow prism of ethnicity
3 years ago
A full face reconstruction model made from the skull of a 10,000 year old man, known as 'Cheddar Man', Britain's oldest complete skeleton is pictured during a press preview at the National History Museum in London on February 6, 2018. **PLEASE NOTE: PHOTOGRAPHS ARE EMBARGOED UNTIL 00.01 GMT February 7, 2018** / AFP PHOTO / Justin TALLIS

Newly Found Skull In Ethiopia Provides Link To Evolution

A “remarkably complete” 3.8-million-year-old skull of an early human has been unearthed in Ethiopia, scientists announced Wednesday, a discovery that has the potential to alter our understanding of human evolution. The skull,
5 years ago

Revolution is needed in Nigeria

Egocentric politicians, swindlers, political profiteers, and elites who fight over each other for power, are likely to disagree with the content of this article. Having painstakingly discussed with numbers of pragmatic elites,
5 years ago

Nigerian Music: Then and Now

Last month, Nigerian pop artist Ayo ‘Wizkid’ Balogun had a sold-out concert at the revered 02 Arena, joining an illustrious list of international acts that include Beyonce, Rihanna, Gary Barlow and the
6 years ago
(FILES) In this file photo taken on December 10, 2015 Sample of are prepared for DNA testing at the Genetic Institute Nantes-Atlantique (IGNA) in Nantes, western France. Who would have suspected that a handheld genetic test used to unmask sushi bars pawning off tilapia for tuna could deliver deep insights into evolution, including how new species emerge? And who would have thought to troll through five million of these gene snapshots -- called "DNA barcodes" -- collected from 100,000 animal species by hundreds of researchers around the world and deposited in the US government-run GenBank database? / AFP PHOTO / GEORGES GOBET

Sweeping gene survey reveals new facets of evolution

Who would have suspected that a handheld genetic test used to unmask sushi bars pawning off tilapia for tuna could deliver deep insights into evolution, including how new species emerge?
6 years ago
Photo by Tim Rooke/REX/Shutterstock (9451949d) Meghan Markle Prince Harry and Meghan Markle visit Birmingham, UK - 08 Mar 2018 Prince Harry and Ms. Markle will firstly attend an event at Millennium Point to celebrate International Women's Day, which aims to inspire the next generation of young women to pursue careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM). Hosted by social enterprise Stemettes, the event will bring together female students from local secondary schools and include interactive activities, a panel discussion, speed networking opportunities with local businesses, and information on work experience, apprenticeships, A-level choices, and university degrees in STEM. Prince Harry and Ms. Markle will join the young women as they take part in building apps and touchpads, before hearing more about their motivations to pursue STEM subjects.

Meghan Markle’s Hair Evolution

Meghan Markle has always been in the public eye, but her time on the TV series Suit did not prepare her for the exciting rollercoaster being engaged to Prince Harry has brought.
6 years ago