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The meaning of Research Interest in ResearchGate

Abstract. There are over 20 million users in ReseachGate (RG). ReseachGate uses internal metrics, RI and Total Research Interest (TRI), to measure how the authors’ peers assess their work. Formulas used by the RG team for those metrics are not published. This article proposes a simple model of calculating Research Interest (RI) and getting results […]

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Introduction to “Direction of History”

My book (“Subsurface History of Humanity: Direction of History” by Victor Torvich) is available as a paperback, Kindle book, and audiobook on Amazon, and as an audiobook on Audible and iTunes. The audiobook comes with a supplemental digital booklet. The book is for readers with 7th grade or higher education. ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ HAVE YOU EVER WONDERED if the world is moving in the […]

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First Readers’ Reviews Of My Book

. Do you want to know if humanity’s development has any direction? The answer is in my book. My book is nonfiction history. First readers’ reviews are started to come in. Below are quotes from five reviews. An Interesting Take On Humanity’s Timeline This book takes on an incredibly challenging task, making us aware of […]

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"History of Humanity"

History of Humanity through Genomics

. The impact of genomics on the study of humankind’s history is both revolutionary and massive. Genomics history of humanity, as a separate scientific field, probably not exists yet. Well, it is coming. It would be a rich, distinctive, and fast-developing area. Let us look briefly at the landscape of that field. The Very Short […]

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What Is the Direction of History?

. Did you ever wonder if a world is moving in the right direction? Or is it moving in any direction at all? In “Subsurface History of Humanity: Direction of History” book I uncovered the direction of mankind, in which humanity is running. For my book “Subsurface History of Humanity: Direction of History” – go […]

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Mammoths’ Killers in Full Power Now

. Every mass extinction is different, but two of them, the last and current ones, stand out. The last one, 66 million years ago, started with an Earth collision with an asteroid. A lot of scientists agree that we are experiencing another mass extinction right now. It gets a special name “Sixth extinction”. Its uniqueness […]

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Interference of Extraterrestrial Forces in Evolution

. We, Homo Sapiens, are mammals, animals, primates, and Big Apes.  And we represent an intelligent life on our planet. That specific evolution path from first mammals to humans within the class of Mammalia would not be possible without an interference of extraterrestrial forces in evolution about 66 million years ago. What Is Your Guess […]

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What Happened After Extinctions

. Our Earth has finite resources and locations. After extinction of species, genera, or other categories, some resources, and, sometimes, locations, are freed up. The extinction of one species could allow other species to take advantage of those resources. Some species could use it to prolong their exitance or to diversify. It is also possible […]

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Species Knockdowns by Damned Extinctions

. As species, we, Sapiens, are the product of biological evolution. Well, it is not only that. That evolution is subject to other forces, like climate changes, our Sun and Earth movements, and so on.  Biological evolution itself has many components. The output of that evolution for species is either a split into new species, […]

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We Are More Than Animals

. There is no evidence that Home sapiens will evolve into new species or split into subspecies any time soon. That means we could consider the history of humanity as the history of Homo sapiens with two conditions. First, we should put all biological evolution before genus Homo appearance aside. Secondly, we should exclude other […]