15 Evolutionary Gems

Here is 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. Offered here are 15 examples published by Nature in recent years to illustrate the breadth, depth and power of evolutionary thinking. They are happy to offer this resource freely and encourage its free dissemination


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