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Evolution 101 is a weekly podcast that attempts to answer listener questions and explain evolutionary concepts in layman's terms.

Evolution 101 is a weekly podcast that attempts to answer listener questions and explain evolutionary concepts in layman's terms.
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Evolution 101 is a weekly podcast that attempts to answer listener questions and explain evolutionary concepts in layman's terms.

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English


Episodes

Stem Cell Biology 101

1/22/2007
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Although this doesn't regard evolution, it's another hot scientific topic that I was asked to talk about to the First Baptist Church of Colleyville Faith and Reason class. I thought that the Evolution 101 listeners might be interested in it- a further ethical discussion will be posted later to the Apologia podcast feed.

Duration:00:55:20

The Philosophical Problems of Evolution

1/15/2007
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An invited lecture to the Dallas Philosophers' Forum

Duration:01:21:24

The Problem of Species

1/6/2007
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A presentation to the North Texas Church of Freethought

Duration:00:21:01

134 - November 5th

11/5/2006
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November 5th, 2006

Duration:00:12:13

133 - The Female Orgasm

10/29/2006
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An examination of the evolutionary justification for the female sexual response.

Duration:00:17:07

132 - Evolution Live

10/22/2006
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In which I propose a new format for this podcast.

Duration:00:05:27

131 - Icons of Evolution

9/23/2006
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A review of the DVD documentary based on the book, "Icons of Evolution."

Duration:00:26:06

130 - Are There Differences Between Human and Chimp DNA?

9/9/2006
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Although I've stated that human and chimp genes only differ by 3%, is there any difference more substantial in our DNA?

Duration:00:30:05

129 - Is Evolution Racist?

8/26/2006
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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?

Duration:00:18:31

128 - What Is Information Theory?

8/12/2006
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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.

Duration:00:24:04

127 - Why Are Humans Naked?

8/5/2006
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How does evolutionary theory explain the fact that humans don't have hair on their body except for a few weird places?

Duration:00:18:03

126 - Why Do Men Have Nipples?

7/29/2006
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Men have nipples, and yet they don't use them for lactation. How does evolutionary theory explain this?

Duration:00:16:03

125 - What Is Punctuated Equilibrium?

7/22/2006
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Critics of evolutionary theory say that this concept represents a fatal controversy. Are they right?

Duration:00:17:31

124 - Miscellanea

7/15/2006
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This week, I answer several listener questions submitted by email.

Duration:00:18:12

123 - Why Did Homosexuality Evolve?

7/8/2006
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Is a biological foundation of homosexuality precluded by evolutionary theory?

Duration:00:18:07

122 - What Is The Evidence Against Evolution?

7/1/2006
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Is there any evidence against evolutionary theory that has been produced by those who deny it?

Duration:00:17:27

121 - How Are Fossils Dated?

6/24/2006
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A look at the science behind the techinque of radiometric dating. Also, listener email!

Duration:00:16:51

120 - What Are Practical Applications Of Evolution?

6/17/2006
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Is evolutionary theory just useful for ivory tower scientists, or is it relevant to practical everyday life?

Duration:00:10:40

119 - Who Was The Mitochondrial Eve?

6/10/2006
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Is the Mitochondrial Eve a scientific fact or just another myth?

Duration:00:12:12

118 - Why Did Sex Evolve?

6/3/2006
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A look at the function of sex and some of the reasons why it has been favored by evolution.

Duration:00:11:22