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– Biological Evolution is the study of how organisms change over time and the mechanisms involved. Public Acceptance of Biological Public Acceptance of Biological Evolution Science 313: 765 How can we account for the low How can we account for the low acceptance in the USA? • Biblical literalism in the USA supersedes science. In Europe, Protestants see Genesis as metaphorical not as literal truth How can we account for the low How can we account for the low acceptance in the USA?
• Many people have a poor understanding of science – Less than 50% can provide even a simple definition of DNA
– Only 38% know that human and chimpanzee DNA is almost identical How can we account for the low How can...
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This note was uploaded on 09/28/2009 for the course BIO 200 taught by Professor Herreid during the Spring '07 term at SUNY Buffalo.
- Spring '07