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• 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
• 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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- Spring '07
- Evolution, Following, Christopher Nolan, currently enrolled student