Evolution

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American Fascists: The Christian Right and the War on America
Hedges, Chris
Book
2006
Hedges examines the Christian Right's origins, its driving motivation and its dark ideological underpinnings, with interviews and coverage of events such as pro-life rallies and weeklong classes on co...
The Brain That Changes Itself: Stories of Personal Triumph from the Frontiers of Brain Science
Doidge, Norman
Book
2007
Doidge explains neuroplasticity and shows that the brain is not a collection of specialized parts but a dynamic organ and can rewire and rearrange itself as the need arises.
Islands of Hope: Ontario's Parks and Wilderness
Labatt, Lori ; Littlejohn, Bruce
Book
1992
Man, Beast and Zombie: What Science Can and Cannot Tell Us About Human Nature
Malik, Kenan
Book
2000
Drawing upon the ideas of evolutionary biology, cognitive science and artificial intelligence, Malik questions many of our assumptions about human nature.
Nature of Economies
Jacobs, Jane
Book
2000
Jacobs argues that since human beings exist wholly within nature as part of natural order in every respect, we should look to the processes of nature for vibrant and flexible models of economic planni...
On Darwin's 200th Anniversary: Against The Current vol. 143
Fayyazuddin, Ansar
Article
2009
The year 2009 is the 200th anniversary of the birth of Charles Darwin, as well as the 150th anniversary of the publication of his celebrated book On The Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection...
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - April 23, 2016: Science and its enemies
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2016
Our society and its institutions, public and private, regularly tell us that science, and education in the sciences, are crucial to our future. These public declarations are strangely reminiscent of t...
The Revisionaries
Thurman, Scott
Film/Video
2012
The Revisionaries follows the attempts of a creationist Board of Education member to revise the science and history curricula to better suit a white, Christian nation.
Skeptical Inquirer: The Magazine for Science and Reason - Periodical profile
Serial Publication (Periodical)
Encourages the critical investigation of paranormal and fringe-science claims from a responsible, scientific point of view and disseminates factual information about the results of such inquiries to t...
State of the World's Oceans: New Internationalist January/February 2007
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2007
A look at the how the world's ocean is being destroyed and its effects on the earth.
What's the Matter with Kansas?: How Conservatives Won the Heart of America
Frank, Thomas
Book
2004
Explores the rise of conservative populism in the United States through the lens of Frank's native state of Kansas. According to his analysis, the political discourse of recent decades has dramaticall...
The World Without Us
Weisman, Alan
Book
2007
A thought experiment to see what would happen to the planet if human beings simply disappeared.

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International Hydrographic Organization
The International Hydrographic Organization is an intergovernmental consultative and technical organization that was established in 1921 to support the safety in navigation and the protection of the marine environment. The object...
Natural History Museum
The Natural History Museum is an international leader in the scientific study of the natural world. Our science mission is to: * Explore the diversity of the natural world and the processes that generate this diversity. * Use t...
Senckenbergische Naturforschungsinstitut und Naturmuseum
The Senckenberg Museum is one of the largest Natural History Museums in Germany and exhibits the recent biodiversity of life and evolution of organisms as well as the change of planet earth over millions of years. New scientific f...
Smithsonian Institution National Museum of Natural History
The National Museum of Natural History (NMNH) is part of the Smithsonian Institution, the world's preeminent museum and research complex. The Museum is dedicated to inspiring curiosity, discovery and learning about the natural wor...

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Adaptation
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Adaptive mutation
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Bully for Brontosaurus
Reflections in Natural History
Gould, Stephen Jay
1991
A collection of dicursive essays on natural history.
Dual inheritance theory
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Evolution
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In biology, evolution is change in the genetic material of a population of organisms through successive generations. Although the changes produced in a single generation are normally small, the accumu...
The Ghost in the Machine
Koestler, Arthur
1967
An analysis of the relationship between reason and imagination.
The Greatest Show on Earth
The Evidence for Evolution
Dawkins, Richard
2009
Evolution is accepted as scientific fact by all reputable scientists and indeed theologians, yet millions of people continue to question its veracity. Dawkins explains the evidence for evolution while...
Lamarckism
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Last universal ancestor
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Memetics
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Migration to America took long enough for evolution to happen on the way
O'Grady, Cathleen
2017
Similarities in Native American genomes suggest adaptation in ancient history.
Modern evolutionary synthesis
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Natural selection
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On the Origin of Species
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Speciation
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Speciation is the evolutionary process by which new biological species arise.