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  Timeline of human evolution - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This timeline is based on studies from Paleontology, Developmental biology, Morphology and from anatomical and genetic data.
The origin of the eukaryotic cell is a milestone in the evolution of life: their higher level of organizational complexity permits the development of truly multicellular organisms.
Humans reach Tierra del Fuego at the tip of South America, the last continental region to be inhabited by humans (excluding Antarctica).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Timeline_of_human_evolution   (2793 words)

 Graphical timeline of human evolution - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This timeline of human evolution shows the sequence of events and species from the separation of our evolutionary branch from that of the other living great apes.
Approximate ages are expressed in millions of years ago (Ma).
Graphical timeline of our universe, spanning the life of the universe
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Graphical_timeline_of_human_evolution   (90 words)

 ScienceDaily: Timeline of human evolution
Evidence That Human Brain Evolution Was A Special Event (January 12, 2005) -- Genes that control the size and complexity of the brain have undergone much more rapid evolution in humans than in non-human primates or other mammals, according to a new study by Howard Hughes...
Human evolution -- Human evolution is the process of change and development, or evolution, by which human beings emerged as a distinct species.
Timeline of human evolution -- The timeline of human evolution outlines the major events in the development of our species and the evolution of our...
www.sciencedaily.com /encyclopedia/Timeline_of_human_evolution   (3906 words)

 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/Human evolution
Human evolution is the process of change and development, or evolution, by which human beings emerged as distinct species.
Debates between Thomas Huxley and Richard Owen focused on the idea of human evolution, and by the time Darwin published his own book on the subject (Descent of Man), it was already a well-known interpretation of his theory—and the aspect of it which made it highly controversial.
Speculation about the future evolution of humans is often explored in science fiction as continued the speciation of humans as they fill various ecological niches; see adaptive radiation.
www.reference.com /browse/wiki/Human_evolution   (1314 words)

 Initial sequencing and analysis of the human genome : Nature
The idea of sequencing the entire human genome was first proposed in discussions at scientific meetings organized by the US Department of Energy and others from 1984 to 1986 (refs 21, 22).
For the Human Genome Project, clones were largely chosen from eight large-insert libraries containing BAC or P1-derived artificial chromosome (PAC) clones (Table 1; refs 82,83,84,85,86,87,88).
Graphical views of the independent data sets were particularly useful in detecting problems with order or orientation (Fig.
www.nature.com /nature/journal/v409/n6822/full/409860a0.html   (15295 words)

 Evolution -- Transitional Hominids   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-02)
The graphic timeline shown here is modified from one used by the BBC in several recent articles.
My larger graphic just below, based upon 1995 data, will have to be modified to include the new fossils after the debate within paleoanthropology reaches some degree of consensus as to the validity of the taxa and their importance.
The shallow ancestry of human mtDNAs, together with the observation that the African sequence is the most diverged among humans, strongly supports the recent African origin of modern humans.
members.aol.com /darwinpage/hominid.htm   (5487 words)

 Talk:Grand Unified Timeline of Human History - Meta
I agree that major timelines merit a page of their own, but that could still be a template page, so that people can include it somewhere if they wish.
Surely grand conceptual timelines like the history of the universe, or geological epochs come close to what this project aims for, sketching the big picture, but I thought it would be better to narrow the scope, at least in the beginning, to timelines that offer a grand perspective and are about human history.
Timelines are a mixture of data and presentational features; it's difficult to get the work done when you have to deal with both sides of it at the same time.
meta.wikimedia.org /wiki/Talk:Grand_Unified_Timeline_of_Human_History   (3530 words)

 Search the Internet - InternetDJ.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-02)
Holocaust Timeline - - A chronicle of the Nazi persecution of the Jews.
Holocaust Timeline - - A Timeline of the Holocaust (1919-1946.
Marks in the Evolution of Western Thinking About Nature - - A chronology from the 7th millenium BC to the present day, with brief explanations of events in the history of Western natural philosophy and science.
www.internetdj.com /search/search.php?browse=/Society/History/Timelines/By_Topic   (748 words)

 History of Archaeology
These web pages are designed to provide you with a graphical representation of the developmental history of archaeology from earliest Classical times to the present.
Along the timeline there are triangular markers that indicate important events in the history of archaeology.
The Victorians were great believers in human progress, surrounded as they were with dozens of exotic societies, simple and complex, farmers, hunters, and herders.
www.skidmore.edu /academics/anthropology/Anth3/Exercises/History/History.html   (1170 words)

 Bibliography - Resources
This is a poignant history of one of the founders of human factors.
Human Performance and Ergonomics has chapters on the discipline of engineering psychology and ergonomics, cognition in HCI, human engineering and quality of life, applied decision-making, communication aids for people with hearing loss, developing and evaluating conversational agents, multi-operator systems, and scaling problems in the design of work spaces for human use.
Some of their conclusions are that (1) people have natural social responses to computers, (2) that people assign traits to computers, and (3) that designers of "new media" could improve ease of use by employing rules for social and physical relationships.
www.humanfactors.com /downloads/bibliography.asp   (8791 words)

 Evolution | Evolve NOW | Lou Majors
Evolution Project Overview Evolution plays a critical role in our daily lives, yet it is one of the most overlooked principles of life.
The Evolution project's goals are to heighten understanding of evolution and how it works, to dispel common misunderstandings, to illuminate why it is relevant to our lives, to improve its teaching, to encourage a national dialogue, and to prompt participation in all aspects of the project.
The theory of evolution, formalized by Charles Darwin, is as much theory as is the theory of gravity, or the theory of relativity.
repetition.freeservers.com   (3278 words)

 Review of Icons of Evolution   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-02)
Wells tries to hide the evidence for evolution of humans, by saying that it is all subjective, so we really cannot believe what the paleontologists tell us.
There is a wonderful gradation of fossil human remains spanning an interval of the last 3 million years in Africa - so-called missing links occurring all the way as we go from rather apelike (though human in its ability to walk upright) right on up through the appearance of modern human beings.
We are a "distinct" species as humans in that we have one LESS chromosome than the chimpanzees and other "great apes" - this is because two of their smaller chromosomes have fused together to form a larger chromosome.
www.cbs.dtu.dk /staff/dave/IconsReview.html   (7112 words)

 Directory - CDNet.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-02)
Holocaust Timeline - A chronicle of the Nazi persecution of the Jews.
Holocaust Timeline - A Timeline of the Holocaust (1919-1946)
Marks in the Evolution of Western Thinking About Nature - A chronology from the 7th millenium BC to the present day, with brief explanations of events in the history of Western natural philosophy and science.
www.cdnet.com /cd/index.cgi?dir=/Society/History/Timelines/By_Topic   (648 words)

 David G. King (Zoology at SIUC)
Evolution resources from the Sigma Xi Evolution links from Richard Cowen, author of History of Life textbook (webpages to accompany textbook).
The KLI is committed to fill this void by fostering research that leads to the generation of cross-disciplinary theoretical models which may guide future applied research and decision making.
Metazome, "a database and graphical user interface [from DOE and UC Berkeley Center for Integrative genomics] enabling comparative genomic studies within the Metazoa.
www.science.siu.edu /zoology/king/evolink.htm   (1086 words)

 Multimedia – From Wagner to Virtual Reality
This topic explores the evolution of the technical, aesthetic, and cognitive concepts behind human-computer interactions, and their influence on the art, design and application of interactive media.
A discussion of the evolution of hypermedia and the non-linear association of information resulting in the collapse of traditional spatial and temporal boundaries.
This will be followed by Ted Nelson's coining of the term hypertext in the early 1960s, in which non-linear associative thinking was applied to human-computer interaction, concluding with Alan Kay's creation of the graphical user interface and the first hypermedia system for a personal computer at Xerox PARC in the 1970s.
www.artmuseum.net /w2vr/Teachers.html   (1018 words)

 Timelines: Usability and Instructional Technology   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-02)
The Human Factors Society of America founded, renamed in 1992 The Human Factors and Ergonomics Society.
Much of the founding work on graphical interfaces, hypertext, and collaborative interfaces were conducted here.
Robert Glaser is the first to use the term "criterion-referenced measures" which were advocated for determining the extent to which learning has occurred.
immersion.gmu.edu /portfolios/lcarter3/timelines.html   (1097 words)

 Important events in the history of life
A timeline can provide additional information about life's history not visible on an evolutionary tree.
Explore the timeline below to view some of the major events in life's history.
Read more about the origins of life on Earth, human evolution, and the geologic timeline.
evolution.berkeley.edu /evolibrary/article/0_0_0/evotext_13   (309 words)

 Raph Koster's Home Page
According to the Cyberpunk Timeline, "MIT researcher Lawrence G. Roberts and Thomas Merrill connected A TX-2 computer in Massachusetts to the Q-32 in Palo Alto, California with a low speed dial-up telephone line creating the first (however small) wide-area computer network ever built.
It was vector graphics, the look was sort of wire-framed, except the hidden lines (and hidden players) were removed, of course.
After playing against humans at the local club, we would head for campus for late-night bridge on big monochrome terminals in the university PLATO lab.
www.raphkoster.com /gaming/mudtimeline.shtml   (13507 words)

 The Leakey Foundation - Recommended Links
An organization dedicated to funding research about humanity's cultural and biological origins, development, and variation, and to foster the creation of an international community of research scholars.
Resource for high school biology teachers aimed at improving the teaching of evolution in high school courses and at encouraging teachers to teach evolutionary thinking in the context of a more complete understanding of modern scientific thinking.
A resource for educators, with an interactive timeline of human evolution, including most of the hominid species as well as a "tree" of evolution.
www.leakeyfoundation.org /resources/r3.jsp   (927 words)

 destinationKM.com: Picture Worth A Thousand Words   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-02)
Before there were complex, phonetically based alphabets and languages, stories were rendered in glyphs on the sides of cliffs and in caves.
Using color-coded bands of varying widths, sweeping arrows and other diagrammatic shapes, graphical icons, text labels and copy blocks, the timeline is a visual summary of the evolution of U.S. management developments in the larger context of world events.
The timeline format—essentially a two-dimensional graph with time as one axis and thematic bands or similar organizing structures as the other—allows viewers to recognize informational patterns not visible in other display formats.
www.destinationkm.com /articles?ArticleID=738   (324 words)

 Pool - Billiards Ancient History & Cartoon Fun by Brownielocks.
It's impossible for me to provide a total timeline over thousands of years.
But here is a site that does a good job of explaining how pool or billiards, evolved in the United States.
All contents (Graphics and Text) are covered by U.S. Copyright Laws.
www.brownielocks.com /pool.html   (933 words)

 The Telson Spur: Field Nodes -- Man (1): Social Sciences
The coordinate pages, with a common header and List of Contents, contain links to resources in the study of human culture and society (including traditions), the study of language and sociology (including population and demography), political science and economics, social and economic policy and development, the humanities, and education.
The question of all questions for humanity, the problem which lies behind all others and is more interesting than any of them is that of the determination of man's place in Nature and his relation to the Cosmos.
Evolution of Modern Humans: The Biological and Cultural Evolution of Archaic and Modern Homo sapiens (Dennis O'Neil, Palomar College)
www.islandnet.com /~pjhughes/man.htm   (2566 words)

 The Telson Spur -- Home: Reference (3): Time
Timeline of a Pale Blue Dot (Catherin Gregory)
The Evolutionary Timeline of Trees (Rachel Ehrenberg, In Situ, HMS Beagle 113, 26 Oct 2001)
A timeline of mathematics and theoretical physics (Superstringtheory.com)
www.snark.org /time.htm   (1281 words)

 Newly Discovered Historical Data / V1
Therefore, the research project should also include a department with experienced paleontologist and archeologist to further document scientific evidence in which a major celestial event within recorded history affected a global meteorological storm that caused the destruction the Atlantean Maritime Kingdom and update its findings with the public on an annual bases.
In the aftermath of the disastrous cometary event and ensuing Biblical Flood, surviving merchant seafarers from the Old World invented the easy to remember graphical Latin Alphabet by employing the vowel rules of the lost Atlantean Ogamic Alphabet to popular logo symbols of meaning from other surviving Old World kingdoms.
About four centuries after the Biblical Flood, an important influential historical document entitled The Nuremberg Chronicle was published in Europe using the graphical Latin Alphabet that incorrectly chronicled the annual timeline of human history from the first Biblical Patriarch to the European discovery of the New World.
ourworld.compuserve.com /homepages/DuaneMcCullough/discov1.htm   (716 words)

 History and Evolution of programming languages
This is a fully object oriented language wich runs always inside a graphical environnment, with windows, mouse, etc...
Basic object (number, text, etc...) and compound ones are created by direct assignment of a value or a list of arguments to the name.
Scriptol is destinated to evolve and to have, along classes, other high-level structures to allow programs to be nearest human thought.
www.scriptol.org /history.php   (3688 words)

 History of ChEn: Timeline
1800: Karl Friederich Burdach coins the term "Biology" to denote the study of human morphology, physiology and psychology.
1989: The Human Geonome Project, designed to map all the genes in a human being, is launched.
This incredible work was carried out at Edinburgh's Roslin Institute, and its announcement sparked a rash of discussion and legislation concerning the morality of cloning human beings.
www.pafko.com /history/h_time.html   (6115 words)

 An Historical Timeline of Computer Graphics and Animation
William Fetter of Boeing coins the term "computer graphics" for his human factors cockpit drawings
Computer Graphics (SIGGRAPH 82 Proceedings) 16(3) July 1982, p.
Computer Graphics (SIGGRAPH 83 Proceedings) 17(3) July 1983, p.
accad.osu.edu /~waynec/history/timeline.html   (4372 words)

 Anthropology Links   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-02)
—A photographic resource supporting tribal survival, the defense of human rights and cultural autonomy of indigenous people.
—A center for the advanced study of ape and human evolution (Emory University).
—A graphical look at our early human ancestors.
www.ltcconline.net /lukas/pages/anthlinks.htm   (388 words)

 Timeline 1968
1968 Nov 12, U.S. Supreme Court voided an Arkansas law banning the teaching of evolution in public schools.
1968 Dec, Doug Engelbart and researchers at Stanford Research Institute first demonstrated in SF the computer mouse along with a graphical user interface (GUI), display editing, integrated text and graphics, hyper documents and 2-way video-conferencing with shared work spaces.
1968 Dr. Robert Good (d.2003 at 81) performed the 1st successful human bone marrow transplant.
timelines.ws /20thcent/1968.HTML   (12688 words)

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