Editorial: Resonance August 2015

Nityananda, Rajaram (2015) Editorial: Resonance August 2015. Resonance: Journal of Science Education, 20 (8). p. 663.

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Given the fact of evolution – no longer a ‘theory’ as our textbooks still call it – we as humans are naturally curious about our origins. While Darwin had broadly indicated the apes, the line of descent need not have been direct – the fossil record must speak. But evolution has a way of erasing its own tracks – a transient intermediate stage may leave little evidence behind. It requires extraordinary circumstances to create fossils, and extraordinary efforts to unearth them.

Item Type: Article
Authors: Nityananda, Rajaram
Subjects: Natural Sciences > Paleontology; paleozoology
Divisions: Azim Premji University > School of Arts and Sciences
Full Text Status: Public
URI: http://publications.azimpremjiuniversity.edu.in/id/eprint/177
Publisher URL: https://www.ias.ac.in/article/fulltext/reso/020/08...

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