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Unformatted text preview: we account for the low acceptance in the USA? • The evolution debate has become politicized. – The Republican Party has adopted Creationism as part of a platform to consolidate their support in the Midwest & South. – In the 1990’s, 7 state Republican platforms included explicit demands for the teaching of “Creation Science” – In a recent Republican presidential debate no one would admit they believed in evolution. This is Biology 200 This is Biology 200 EVOLUTIONARY BIOLOGY • The first course in the biology major • It is first because “Nothing in biology makes sense except in the light of evolution” • It is the most important paradigm in biology What is Biological Evolution? What is Biological Evolut...
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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.

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