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Replace the Modern Synthesis (Neo-Darwinism): An Interview With Denis Noble

Suzan Mazur | Posted 07.09.2014 | Science
Suzan Mazur

Denis Noble's understanding of music is clearly reflected in the elegance with which he communicates science. Maybe that's partly why he was invited to China to talk about evolution and the need to move beyond neo-Darwinism. (Noble prefers the term "modern synthesis.")

Inconvenient Truths: Why Are Self-Styled Defenders of Evolution so Resistant to Lessons From Molecular Genetics?

James A. Shapiro | Posted 02.03.2013 | Science
James A. Shapiro

Last week, on his very popular blog, WhyEvolutionIsTrue.wordpress.com, Jerry Coyne ridiculed Nicholas Wade's NYT article discussing the negative consequences resulting from the anti-religious tone of most orthodox defenses of evolution.

Why the 'Gene' Concept Holds Back Evolutionary Thinking

James A. Shapiro | Posted 01.30.2013 | Science
James A. Shapiro

DNA and molecular genetics have brought us to a fundamentally new conceptual understanding of genomes, how they are organized and how they function.

What Is the Best Way to Deal With Supernaturalists in Science and Evolution?

James A. Shapiro | Posted 06.16.2012 | Science
James A. Shapiro

One of the Creationists' main tools is the argument that evolutionists are simply militant atheists in drag, who care more about dissing religion than about understanding evolution. Pro-evolution debaters will enjoy far more success by active engagement with evolution doubters.