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Why Evolution is True (2012 Jerry Coyne Lecture)

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Published on May 12, 2012

Jerry Coyne, a professor of Ecology and Evolution at the University of Chicago and author of the seminal book, Why Evolution is True, is one of the world's most eloquent defenders of evolutionary science in the face of legal, religious, and cultural opposition. In this talk, Coyne explored the evidence for evolution, why Americans are so resistant to accepting the theory, and what can be done to make the country more evolution-friendly.

His book, Why Evolution is True: http://www.amazon.com/Why-Evolution-T...

and blog: http://whyevolutionistrue.wordpress.com/

Science, Religion, and Society: The Problem of Evolution in America, by Jerry Coyne - http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10...

Evolution Matters Lecture Series, features scientists from Harvard and around the world who are on the cutting-edge of advancing our understanding of evolutionary science--from the origins of life to the genetics behind human adaptations. Supported by a generous gift from Drs. Herman and Joan Suit.

http://www.hmnh.harvard.edu/lectures-...

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