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  1. Giambattista Brocchi’s (1814) monograph (see Dominici, Evo Edu Outreach, this issue, 2010) on the Tertiary fossils of the Subappenines in Italy—and their relation to the living molluscan fauna—contains a theoreti...

    Authors: Stefano Dominici and Niles Eldredge

    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2010 3:280

    Content type: Original Scientific Article

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  2. While numerous studies address college students’ (typically biology majors) perceptions of evolution, research on how students from a range of majors view intelligent design (ID) has not been conducted. In thi...

    Authors: Craig Tollini and Jess White

    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2010 3:271

    Content type: Curriculum and Education Article

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  3. Dramatic headlines touting new fossil discoveries often proclaim that our view of human evolution has been revolutionized. While this is occasionally the case, it is more often true that new fossils enrich our...

    Authors: W. Eric Meikle and Andrew J. Petto

    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2010 3:267

    Content type: OVERCOMING OBSTACLES TO EVOLUTION EDUCATION

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  4. The genetic material, deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA), contains information about the evolutionary history of life. Both the relationships amongst organisms and the times of their divergence can be inferred from D...

    Authors: Jason A. Hodgson and Todd R. Disotell

    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2010 3:262

    Content type: ORIGINAL SCIENTIFIC ARTICLE

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  5. Molecular and paleontological evidence now point to the last common ancestor between chimpanzees and modern humans living between five and seven million years ago. Any species considered to be more closely rel...

    Authors: William H. E. Harcourt-Smith

    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2010 3:257

    Content type: Original Scientific Article

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  6. The origin of the genus Homo in Africa signals the beginning of the shift from increasingly bipedal apes to primitive, large-brained, stone tool-making, meat-eaters that traveled far and wide. This early part of ...

    Authors: Holly M. Dunsworth

    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2010 3:247

    Content type: Original Scientific Article

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  7. The National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) organizes information resources for life scientists on an evolutionary scheme. This facilitates research about present-day organisms. The recent discove...

    Authors: Adam M. Goldstein

    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2010 3:258

    Content type: Internet Column

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  8. Authors: Niles Eldredge and Gregory Eldredge

    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2010 3:266

    Content type: EDITORIAL

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  9. Research into the deep history of the human species is a relatively young science which can be divided into two broad periods. The first spans the century between the publication of Darwin’s Origin and the end of...

    Authors: Tom Gundling

    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2010 3:248

    Content type: ORIGINAL SCIENTIFIC ARTICLE

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  10. Evolution is the unifying principle of all biology, and understanding how evolutionary relationships are represented is critical for a complete understanding of evolution. Phylogenetic trees are the most conve...

    Authors: Richard P. Meisel

    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2010 3:254

    Content type: Curriculum Article

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  11. The australopiths are a group of early hominins (humans and their close extinct relatives) that lived in Africa between approximately 4.1 and 1.4 million years ago. Formerly known as the australopithecines, th...

    Authors: David S. Strait

    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2010 3:249

    Content type: Original Scientific Article

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  12. Archaeology is the study of human behavior through material culture, the things we rely on for survival. Behavioral change was likely a driving factor in the evolution of our species, and archaeology therefore...

    Authors: Christian Tryon, Briana Pobiner and Rhonda Kauffman

    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2010 3:246

    Content type: Original Scientific Article

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  13. Neanderthals are a group of fossil humans that inhabited Western Eurasia from approximately 300 to 30,000 years ago (ka). They vanished from the fossil record a few millennia after the first modern humans appe...

    Authors: Katerina Harvati

    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2010 3:250

    Content type: ORIGINAL SCIENTIFIC ARTICLE

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  14. At the heart of debates among creationists and evolutionists are questions about scientific integrity and rigor. Creationists often justify their rejection of biological evolution by claiming that the methodol...

    Authors: Finn R. Pond and Jean L. Pond

    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2010 3:242

    Content type: Education Article

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  15. Human beings are distinguished most strikingly by their unique “symbolic” way of processing information about the world. Although based on a long evolutionary history, the modern human cognitive style is not p...

    Authors: Ian Tattersall

    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2010 3:241

    Content type: ORIGINAL SCIENTIFIC ARTICLE

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  16. The National Science Education Standards (NSES) is one of the most influential documents in US science education. The NSES has been utilized by local schools and districts, state departments of education, and ...

    Authors: Ron Wagler

    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2010 3:240

    Content type: Curriculum Article

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  17. Just as biological evolution is the heart of modern biology, cosmic evolution is the heart of modern cosmology. For instructors to be confident in teaching science, it is helpful for them to appreciate the cur...

    Authors: Lawrence M. Krauss

    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2010 3:237

    Content type: EDUCATION ARTICLE

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  18. Earth scientists have devised many complementary and consistent techniques to estimate the ages of geologic events. Annually deposited layers of sediments or ice document hundreds of thousands of years of cont...

    Authors: Robert M. Hazen

    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2010 3:226

    Content type: Curriculum Article

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  19. Authors: Niles Eldredge and Gregory Eldredge

    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2010 3:238

    Content type: Editorial

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  20. The propagation of misconceptions about the theory of biological evolution must be addressed whenever and wherever they are encountered. The recent article by Paz-y-Mino and Espinoza in this journal contained ...

    Authors: Justin W. Rice, Daniel A. Warner, Clint D. Kelly, Michael P. Clough and James T. Colbert

    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2010 3:225

    Content type: Letter

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  21. Instructors’ apprehensions and the decisions instructors make about pedagogy are often linked when it comes to teaching evolution. Whether it is the reticence of K-12 teachers that their instruction may affect...

    Authors: Brian Alters

    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2010 3:219

    Content type: Education Article

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  22. Textbooks are widely used in American science classrooms and as such have become a focal point of efforts by the anti-evolution movement to eliminate or weaken evolution education in American schools. Because ...

    Authors: Kenneth R. Miller

    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2010 3:220

    Content type: Education Article

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  23. The author reflects on how much she has learned about teaching from K-12 teachers, and about the difficulties teachers encounter when they teach about evolution. Misconceptions and preconceptions, especially t...

    Authors: Eugenie C. Scott

    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2010 3:218

    Content type: Curriculum Article

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  24. Biological evolution and abiogenesis are distinct branches of science, although they are closely related in the context of a holistic evolutionary conceptual framework. The relationship between evolution and a...

    Authors: Barend Vlaardingerbroek

    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2010 3:209

    Content type: Curriculum Article

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