evolution

Professor Jonathan Losos explains evolutionary biology using cats

Jonathan Losos, professor and director of the Living Earth Collaborative, spoke on “The Science of Cats and the Future of Nature” in a talk co-hosted by the Washington University Alumni Association and the College of Arts & Sciences on Dec. 11 in Wrighton Hall.

| Staff Writer

Sticker shock: The importance of science in education

Raising a generation of well-informed, scientifically minded—or, at the very least, scientifically knowledgeable students—is the first step to a self-sustaining cycle of advancement.

| Senior Forum Editor

Where to draw the line: separating church and state

According to a new poll announced under the fairly self-explanatory banner in the Huffington Post, “Christianity as state religion supported by one-third of Americans, poll finds,” a comfortable chunk of Americans really hate the Constitution. Given that separation of church and state is supposedly a given in America, should we the people be alarmed?

| Senior Forum Editor

WU professor connects humans to their Neanderthal ancestors

In a world in which people pride themselves on the virtues of being human, physical anthropology professor Erik Trinkaus aims to unite modern man with the Neanderthal—society’s depiction of the village idiot.

| Staff Reporter

Creationist group hands out Darwin’s ‘Origin’ on campus

Last Wednesday, local non-student Christians handed out free copies of Charles Darwin’s “The Origin of Species” with a new introduction containing creationist arguments against evolution.

| Staff Reporter

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