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www.huffingtonpost.com/steven-newton/five-reasons-why-evolutio_b_459636.html

Apr 13, 2010 ... Here are five reasons—drawn from medicine—why evolution is important: 1. H1N1 & Emerging Diseases The outbreak of the H1N1 “swine flu” ...

evolution.berkeley.edu/evolibrary/article/medicine_06

Understanding evolution helps us solve biological problems that impact our lives. There are excellent examples of this in the field of medicine. To stay one step ...

www.evolutionary-research.net/science/intro/why-evolution-matters

Evolutionary biology touches many topics of practical importance. It also investigates some fascinating questions. Here is a very selective shortlist.

bivalves.teacherfriendlyguide.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=category&id=20&Itemid=114

We study evolution for the same reasons that we study any subject — the thirst for knowledge, to understand the past and predict the future, and to organize our ...

www.faseb.org/portals/2/PDFs/opa/Why%20is%20it%20important%20to%20teach%20evolution.pdf

Why is it important to teach evolution? Understanding evolution is critical for understanding biology. As the preeminent scientist. Theodosius Dobzhansky stated ...

www.actionbioscience.org/evolution/pigliucci.html

Pigliucci: Evolutionary biology is important in conservation because conservation is a particular example of the general problem evolutionary biologists are ...

www.scientificamerican.com/article/why-everyone-should-learn-evolution

Jan 1, 2009 ... Evolution should be taught as a practical tool for understanding drug ... Most important, Darwin's legacy has a direct bearing on how society ...

www.wired.com/2008/01/why-evolution-i

Jan 4, 2008 ... It's very important that children be taught the facts about evolution, says a report released yesterday by the National Academy of Sciences.

www.nap.edu/read/5787/chapter/2

Why is it so important to teach evolution? After all, many questions in biology can be answered without mentioning evolution: How do birds fly? How can certain ...