INTELLIGENT DESIGN CREATIONISM: A Threat to Society - Not Just Biology
- Near decomposability and the speed of evolution. Simon, Herbert A. // Industrial & Corporate Change;Jun2002, Vol. 11 Issue 3, p587
The fundamental property hierarchy of components in evolution is explained. The rates of interaction within components of that level are much higher than the rates of interaction between different components. Systems with the property are called nearly completely decomposable or nearly...
- The making of the modern world. Douglas, Kate // New Scientist;9/18/2004, Vol. 183 Issue 2465, p24
This article presents information on the history of human evolution. Only a few tens of thousand years ago human beings were nomadic, egalitarian hunter-gatherers. Then, in the blink of an evolutionary eye, species invented civilisation. Long before ancestors had any trappings of civilisation,...
- Teaching the Broad, Interdisciplinary Impact of Evolution. Benson, David; Atlas, Pierre; Haberski, Raymond; Higgs, Jamie; Kiley, Patrick; Maxwell Jr., Michael; Mirola, William; Norton, Jamey // Bioscene;May2009, Vol. 35 Issue 1, p53
As perhaps the most encompassing idea in biology, evolution has impacted not only science, but other academic disciplines as well. The broad, interdisciplinary impact of evolution was the theme of a course taught at Marian College, Indianapolis, Indiana in 2002, 2004, and 2006. Using a strategy...
- SPECIES CONCEPTS IN MODERN LITERATURE. // Reports of the National Center for Science Education;Jul/Aug2006, Vol. 26 Issue 4, p42
The article presents the definition of terms related to the articles in the July 2006 issue of Reports of the National Center for Science Education.
- Evolutionary Theory, the Nature of Science & High School Biology Teachers: Critical Relationships. Rutledge, Michael L.; Warden, Melissa A. // American Biology Teacher (National Association of Biology Teache;Jan2000, Vol. 62 Issue 1, p23
Presents a study which established the status of, and explore the relationships among, the variables of teacher acceptance of evolutionary theory. Methodology; Results of the study; Discussion.
- Darwinian Evolution: Evolution in Action Across Life at "Evolution Canyon", Israel. NEVO, EVIATAR // Israel Journal of Ecology & Evolution;2009, Vol. 55 Issue 3, p215
The article provides an overview of the evidence indicating the importance of the Evolution Canyon (EC) model in Israel for resolving many open problems in evolutionary biology. It discusses the rise and challenges of evolutionism, particularly Darwinian evolution. It also shows how...
- Hlasistick� sociol�gia n�roda. Klobuck�, Robert // Sociologia;Oct2006, Vol. 38 Issue 4, p327
The article deals with the liberal youth movement �Hlasisti? (Hlasists), associated with and named after the journal �HIas?, at the turn of 19th and 20th centuries. The movement emergence and ideas were markedly influenced by the Czech philosopher and sociologist Tom� G. Masaryk. Under his...
- Puzzle out the particulars of evolution. // Curriculum Review;Sep2002, Vol. 42 Issue 1, p6
Presents a school activity for teaching evolution. Employment of a scientific method; Aim of the activity at giving students practice in using evidence to make inferences; Procedures of the activity.
- Fossil shows how the jaw became the ear. O�Luanaigh, Cian // New Scientist;4/16/2011, Vol. 210 Issue 2808, p16
The article cites a report in the journal "Nature" regarding the discovery of a complete fossil mammal, called Liaoconodon hui, by Jin Meng of the American Museum of Natural History in New York that shows how the jaw became the ear.