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Last update: 2007-01-07

The Problem of Species

2007-01-07 :: Zachary Moore, Ph.D.

A presentation to the North Texas Church of Freethought…

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133 - The Female Orgasm

2006-10-29 :: Zachary Moore, Ph.D.

An examination of the evolutionary justification for the female sexual response.…

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132 - Evolution Live

2006-10-22 :: Zachary Moore, Ph.D.

In which I propose a new format for this podcast.…

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131 - Icons of Evolution

2006-09-23 :: Zachary Moore, Ph.D.

A review of the DVD documentary based on the book, "Icons of Evolution."…

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130 - Are There Differences Between Human and Chimp DNA?

2006-09-09 :: Zachary Moore, Ph.D.

Although I've stated that human and chimp genes only differ by 3%, is there any difference more substantial in our DNA?…

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129 - Is Evolution Racist?

2006-08-26 :: Zachary Moore, Ph.D.

Those who argue against evolution claim that is is racist, and has been used to justify horrible acts of instutitional racism. Is this supported by the theory?…

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128 - What Is Information Theory?

2006-08-12 :: Zachary Moore, Ph.D.

It is often said that evolution is incorrect because it cannot account for information. This week, a good friend of mine explains information theory and why this criticism is misplaced.…

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127 - Why Are Humans Naked?

2006-08-05 :: Zachary Moore, Ph.D.

How does evolutionary theory explain the fact that humans don't have hair on their body except for a few weird places?…

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126 - Why Do Men Have Nipples?

2006-07-29 :: Zachary Moore, Ph.D.

Men have nipples, and yet they don't use them for lactation. How does evolutionary theory explain this?…

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125 - What Is Punctuated Equilibrium?

2006-07-22 :: Zachary Moore, Ph.D.

Critics of evolutionary theory say that this concept represents a fatal controversy. Are they right?…

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124 - Miscellanea

2006-07-15 :: Zachary Moore, Ph.D.

This week, I answer several listener questions submitted by email.…

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123 - Why Did Homosexuality Evolve?

2006-07-08 :: Zachary Moore, Ph.D.

Is a biological foundation of homosexuality precluded by evolutionary theory?…

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122 - What Is The Evidence Against Evolution?

2006-07-01 :: Zachary Moore, Ph.D.

Is there any evidence against evolutionary theory that has been produced by those who deny it?…

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121 - How Are Fossils Dated?

2006-06-24 :: Zachary Moore, Ph.D.

A look at the science behind the techinque of radiometric dating. Also, listener email!…

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120 - What Are Practical Applications Of Evolution?

2006-06-17 :: Zachary Moore, Ph.D.

Is evolutionary theory just useful for ivory tower scientists, or is it relevant to practical everyday life?…

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119 - Who Was The Mitochondrial Eve?

2006-06-10 :: Zachary Moore, Ph.D.

Is the Mitochondrial Eve a scientific fact or just another myth?…

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118 - Why Did Sex Evolve?

2006-06-03 :: Zachary Moore, Ph.D.

A look at the function of sex and some of the reasons why it has been favored by evolution.…

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117 - What is Irreducible Complexity?

2006-05-27 :: Zachary Moore, Ph.D.

A look at one of the most popular, but unscientific, arguments by a scientist who disagrees with evolutionary theory.…

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116 - How Did Humans Evolve?

2006-05-20 :: Zachary Moore, Ph.D.

An examination of the evolutionary descent of humans since the divergence from chimpanzees.…

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115 - What are Transitional Species?

2006-05-13 :: Zachary Moore, Ph.D.

A look at the concept of transitional species and a few good examples that support evolutionary theory.…

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114 - Objections to Molecular Evidence

2006-04-29 :: Zachary Moore, Ph.D.

Part 6 of the Molecular Evidence for Evolution.…

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113 - Endogenous Retroviruses

2006-04-22 :: Zachary Moore, Ph.D.

Part 5 of the Molecular Evidence for Evolution.…

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112 - Redundant Pseudogenes

2006-04-15 :: Zachary Moore, Ph.D.

Part 4 of the Molecular Evidence for Evolution.…

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111 - Transposons

2006-04-08 :: Zachary Moore, Ph.D.

Part 3 of the Molecular Evidence for Evolution.…

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110 - DNA Functional Redundancy

2006-04-01 :: Zachary Moore, Ph.D.

Part 2 of the Molecular Evidence for Evolution.…

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109 - Protein Functional Redundancy

2006-03-25 :: Zachary Moore, Ph.D.

Part 1 of the Molecular Evidence for Evolution.…

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108 - Molecular Biology Primer

2006-03-18 :: Zachary Moore, Ph.D.

A brief description of the relevant molecular biology background to understand its evidence for evolution.…

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107 - What is Evo-Devo?

2006-03-13 :: Zachary Moore, Ph.D.

Why are evolutionary biologists interested in developmental biology?…

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106 - What is Junk DNA?

2006-03-04 :: Zachary Moore, Ph.D.

Is the human genome really full of junk, or is it important for proper genetic function?…

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105 - Random or Nonrandom?

2006-02-25 :: Zachary Moore, Ph.D.

Evolution critics say that evolution is random. They're both right and wrong.…

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104 - What is Species?

2006-02-18 :: Zachary Moore, Ph.D.

The scientific concept of species is not as clear as most people think.…

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103 - Darwin Day

2006-02-12 :: Zachary Moore, Ph.D.

Part 4 of the Molecular Evidence for Evolution.…

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102 - What is NOT Evolution?

2006-02-09 :: Zachary Moore, Ph.D.

A look at some of the inaccurate portrayals of evolutionary theory by those with bad and good intentions.…

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101 - What is Evolution?

2006-02-04 :: Zachary Moore, Ph.D.

A look at what the definition of evolution is, and why it's both a fact and a theory.…

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