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Evolution Unshrouded Part 5: Why Evolution Matters

“Nothing in biology makes sense except in the light of evolution” – Theodosius Dobzhansky, 1973. Biology, the science of life, has an enormity of subfields – marine biology, biochemistry, botany, genetics, microbiology, ecology, which interact with many other fields – … Continue reading

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Evolution Unshrouded Part 4: The Evidence for Evolution

The evidence for evolution is abundant in size and vast in scope, consisting of lines of inquiry from multiple fields converging on this single great insight.  With that said, the rich evidence available in the fossil record would be sufficient … Continue reading

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Evolution Unshrouded Part 3: The Process of Natural Selection

The Theory of Evolution by Natural Selection is the only known process able to accurately explain the diversity of life that accounts for all the observable evidence. Evolution by natural selection was discovered simultaneously by Charles Darwin and Alfred Russell … Continue reading

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Evolution Unshrouded Part 2: What Evolution Is

I cannot tell you how many times I have read or heard people say ridiculous things when talking about evolution like “So a monkey gave birth to a human” or “We evolved from apes” or “There is no evidence for … Continue reading

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Evolution Unshrouded Part 1: Background on Evolutionary Thought

The Theory of Evolution by Natural Selection is the fundamental insight of biology, and one of the greatest scientific insights that has ever been revealed to humanity.  Unfortunately, it is one of the least understood even though it answers some … Continue reading

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