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July 6, 2008 Archives

I've just come across an excellent post by evolutionary biologist Massimo Pigliucci, talking about how evolutionary theory has developed since the 'modern synthesis' was set out. (And of course, the modern synthesis was an advance on Darwin's orginal theory of natural selection as the agent of descent with modification - science changes as it accommodates new data & new explanations.) Because I think it's important for you to realise that evolutionary theory does move with the times, I've pasted part of his post here.

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