Monday, January 24, 2011

For this blog I collect evidences for evolution.

My only complaint about this website is it says "Most biologists take for granted the idea that all life evolved by natural selection over billions of years."

Since when did 100% of biologists become "most biologists"? The adjective "most" was unnecessary.

15 EVOLUTIONARY GEMS, A resource from Nature for those wishing to spread awareness of evidence for evolution by natural selection.

Most biologists take for granted the idea that all life evolved by natural selection over billions of years. They get on with researching and teaching in disciplines that rest squarely on that foundation, secure in the knowledge that natural selection is a fact, in the same way that the Earth orbits the Sun is a fact.


Given that the concepts and realities of Darwinian evolution are still challenged, albeit rarely by biologists, a succinct briefing on why evolution by natural selection is an empirically validated principle is useful for people to have to hand. We offer here 15 examples published by Nature over the past decade or so to illustrate the breadth, depth and power of evolutionary thinking. We are happy to offer this resource freely and encourage its free dissemination.

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