Send In The Clones!

Fifteen years ago a sheep called Dolly arrived into our world and caused a sensation. A living, breathing (and bleating) sheep created from an adult cell, Dolly was not the first animal to be cloned, but she became the most famous. After Dolly’s birth, many scientists predicted flocks of all types of cloned species were …

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Human Evolution – Milestones and Family Tree

During the period of human evolution, the Earth's climate has fluctuated between warm and cold. Some of the most important milestones in human evolution occurred during times of greatest fluctuations. Explore the relationship between climate and human evolution more deeply by clicking on the image. While the exact number of early human species is debated, …

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Age of Revolution – Timeline

1700................................................Bourbons replace Hapsburgs as royal family in Spain. 1763................................................French and Indian (Seven Years’) War ends; westward migration in 13 colonies banned. 1764................................................English Parliament passes Sugar Act. 1765................................................English Parliament passes Stamp Act. 1766................................................Stamp Act repealed. 1767................................................English Parliament passes Townshend Acts. 1768................................................British troops sent to Boston. March 5, 1770.................................Boston Massacre. December 16, 1773........................Boston Tea Party. 1774................................................First Continental …

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U.S. Vetoes of UN Resolutions Critical of Israel: 1972 – Present

U.S. Vetoes/Negative Voting 1972-1982 Subject Date Vote Palestine: Syrian-Lebanese Complaint. 3 power draft resolution. (S/10784) 09/10/1972 13-1, 1 Palestine: Examination of Middle East Situation. 8-power draft resolution. (S/10974) 07/02/1973 13-1, 0 (China not partic.) Palestine: Egyptian-Lebanese Complaint. 5-power draft power resolution. (S/11898) 12/08/1975 13-1, 1 Palestine: Middle East Problem, including Palestinian question. 6-power draft resolution. (S/11940) 01/25/1976 9-1,3 …

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