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December 9, 2012
Support and evidence for Evolution=
Geologic Eras Timeline for evolution from University of California, Museum of Paleontology sequences and mutations are compared statistically-Stanford Genetics Lecture, DNA/protein Sequence Comparison-
American Institute of Biological Sciences- AIBS is a professional society whose approximately 160 member organizations represent the breadth of the biological sciences and have a combined membership of nearly 250,000 scientists and science educators.-
-The NCBI’s Protein Database (National Center for Biotechnology Information) Publications and experiments in Protein database involving ‘evolution’ (3,326,949) as of December 2012 –
PubMed Database of biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books confirming evolution (331,883) published as of December 2012 –

215 Carnivorous Species of Dinosaurs! -

7500+ cultivars of apples (artificially selected apple variations) –

Research Journals and their publications (10):
-1. According to ScienceWatch, the journal “Cell” was ranked first overall in the category of highest-impact journals (all fields) over 1995–2005. Cell is a peer-reviewed scientific journal publishing research papers across a broad range of disciplines within the life sciences. 29 Journals:
Cell, AJHG, Biophysical Journal, Cancer Cell, Cell Host & Microbe, Cell Metabolism, Cell Reports, Cell Stem Cell, Chemistry & Biology, Current Biology, Developmental Cell, Immunity, Molecular Cell, Neuron, Structure, Trends in Biochemical Sciences, Trends in Biotechnology, Trends in Cell Biology, Trends in Cognitive Sciences, Trends in Ecology & Evolution, Trends in Endocrinology and Metabolism, Trends in Genetics, Trends in Immunology, Trends in Microbiology, Trends in Molecular Medicine, Trends in Neurosciences, Trends in Parasitology, Trends in Pharmacological Sciences, Trends in Plant Science.You searched for evolution
19010 articles found

2. The Journal of Cell Biology is an international peer-reviewed journal owned by The Rockefeller University and published by The Rockefeller University Press.
(Searching journal content for “evolution” in full text.
Displaying results 1-10 of 2127 as of July 6, 2012)

3. BMC Biology is the flagship biology journal of the BMC series, publishing peer-reviewed research and methodology articles of special importance and broad interest in any area of biology, as well as reviews, opinion pieces, comment and Q&As on topics of special or topical interest.
352 item(s) found for: evolution as of July 6, 2012

4. The Journal of Experimental Biology (JEB) is the leading journal in comparative animal physiology and is published by The Company of Biologists…From its launch as The British Journal of Experimental Biology in 1923 to the present day, JEB continues to publish papers on the form and function of living organisms at all levels of biological organisation, from the molecular and subcellular to the integrated whole animal. Our authors and readers reflect a broad interdisciplinary group of scientists who study molecular, cellular and organismal physiology in an evolutionary and environmental context.
(Displaying results 1-10 of 3775 as of July 6, 2012)

5. The Open Biology Journal is an open access online journal, which publishes research articles, reviews, letters and guest edited single topic issues, reviews and letters in all areas of biology and at the interface of related disciplines.
(About 2,120 results as of July 6, 2012)
6. Current Biology:
(You searched for evolution
2503 articles found, as of July 6, 2012)

7. EurekAlert! is an online, global news service operated by AAAS, the science society. EurekAlert! provides a central place through which universities, medical centers, journals, government agencies, corporations and other organizations engaged in research can bring their news to the media.
(about 13285 results found, top 500 sorted by relevance, as of July 6, 2012)

8. Nature (founded in 1869) is the leading weekly, international scientific journal. In addition, for this audience, NPG publishes the Nature research journals and Nature Reviews journals, plus a range of prestigious academic journals including society-owned publications. Online, provides over 6 million visitors per month…
(Results: 1-25 of 34,176, as of July 6, 2012)

9. The [EMBO]journal is published by Nature Publishing Group on behalf of the European Molecular Biology Organization.
(Results: 1-25 of 1,862, as of July 6, 2012)

10. Journal of Fish Biology is the leading international, peer-review journal encompassing all aquatic ecosystems: marine, estuarine and fresh water. The journal was ranked in 2008 amongst the 100 most influential journals of Biology & Medicine over the last 100 years. (There are 3223 results for: evolution in Journal of Fish Biology, as of July 6, 2012)

11. Systematic Biology is the bimonthly journal of the Society of Systematic Biologists. Papers for the journal are original contributions to the theory, principles, and methods of systematics as well as phylogeny, evolution, morphology, biogeography, paleontology, genetics, and the classification of all living things. (Displaying results 1-10 of 3103, as of July 6, 2012)

12. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution
The journal encourages articles that are multidisciplinary, especially in areas, such as bioinformatics, computational biology, molecular biology, and organismic biology, that are of interest to the community of systematic and evolutionary biologists. “Papers based on few taxa, single molecular markers, or that use codon-based methods to test for positive Darwinian selection, but in the absence of experimental evidence that allegedly selected amino acid changes cause an adaptive phenotypic effect, will not be accepted.”
(4,353 articles found for: ALL(evolution), as of July 7, 2012)

13. PLoS Biology is an open-access, peer-reviewed general biology journal published by the Public Library of Science (PLoS)… of scientists and physicians committed to making the world’s scientific and medical literature a public resource. New articles are published online weekly; issues are published monthly. 17,643 Results for ‘Evolution”

14. CoGe Comparative Genomics Platform 19,429 genomes in this database

15. Journal Evolutionary Computation is the leading journal in its field.

16. Genetics Selection Evolution Journal – For Integrative Research on Quantitative and Molecular Genetics

65 Research Universities Around the World

Berkeley –
Harvard University, US –
Princeton University, US –
University College London –
Columbia University, New York-
Cornell University-
Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore US –
Oxford, UK –
Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil-
Cambridge, UK –
Yale University, US –
Institute of Evolutionary Biology and Environmental Studies, University of Zurich, Switzerland-
Stanford University, California –
Australian National University –
University of Tokyo, Japan –
Trinity College Dublin, Ireland –
Maynooth Bioinformatics and Molecular Evolution, National University of Ireland –
University College Dublin-
University of Geneva, Switzerland –
Seoul National University, South Korea –
University of Hong Kong, PRC –
Universidad Austral de Chile-
University of British Colombia-
Manchester, UK –
École Normale Supérieure de Paris, France –
Biological Anthropology Program UCLA-
Duke, US –
University of Helsinki Finland-
University of the Republic (Uruguay) –
The Center for Applied Tropical Ecology and Conservation (CATEC) of the University of Puerto Rico-
Desert Community Ecology Research Team University of Buenos Aires-
BEACON Center for the Study of Evolution in Action, Headquarters: Michigan State University-
Behaviour and Evolution Group, University of Stirling, Scotland-–and–evolution
Behavioral Biology Laboratory, University of Chicago-
Behavioural Ecology, Simon Fraser University-
Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology and departments therein-
Center for Evolutionary Psychology, University of California, Santa Barbara
Center for Human Evolutionary Studies, Anthropology Department, Rutgers University-
Center for the Integrative Study of Animal Behavior, Indiana University-
Ethology and Evolutionary Psychology Program, University of Arizona, Tuscon-
Evolution and Human Adaptation Program, University of Michigan-
Evolution and Human Behavior Group, Brunel University-
The Male Pregnancy, Sexual Selection, and Evolution Lab, Texas A&M University-
Evolutionary and Adaptive Systems, University of Sussex, England-
Evolutionary Anthropology Research Group, Durham University-
Evolutionary Psychology Research Group, Florida Atlantic University-
Evolutionary Psychology Research Group, Simon Fraser University Burnaby, B.C. Canada-
Evolutionary Studies Program (EvolS), Binghamton University-
Evolutionary World Politics Homepage, Department of Political Science, University of Washington-
University of Aberdeen-
Human Ecology Department, Free University Brussels, Belgium-
Human Evolutionary Behavioral Sciences, University of New Mexico in Albuquerque-
Department of Animal and Plant Sciences, University of Sheffield-
School of Medicine, Department of Genetics, Stanford University-
IGERT Program in Evolutionary Modeling, University of Washington & Washington State University-
Individual Differences and Evolutionary Psychology Program, Psychology Department of the University of Texas at Austin-
“Evolutionary dynamics” is the study of the fundamental mathematical principles that guide evolution, Harvard University-
Institute of Molecular Evolutionary Genetics, Penn State-
Department of Zoology, Stockholm University-
61. University of Maryland, Baltimore County’s biological sciences faculty (evolutionary)
61. Center for Advanced Study of Hominid Paleobiology, George Washington U.
62.University of Wyoming ~The Adaptive Evolution Database
63. JF. Crow Institute for the Study of Evolution, University of Wisconsin-Madison
64. Perdue University, Ecology, evolution biology department, Indiana
65. University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, School of Integrative Biology

66. Stony Brook University, Ecology & Evolution Department,NY

67. Dartmouth University Graduate Program in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology,

68. Case Western Reserve University, Evolutionary Biology Program

69. Ohio Center for Ecology and Evolutionary Studies

70. Emporia university

71. Plant Evolutionary Genetics @ UGA. University of Georgia

72. Plant Ecology and Evolution Research Group at Syracuse University

73. The Institute of Evolution, University of Haifa, Israel

74. Mathematical and Computational Behaviour and Evolution Research Group (MCBE), City University London

75. Bioinformatics and Evolutionary Studies (IBEST), University of Idaho

76. The third is: The University of New South Wales
Evolutionary Microbiology and Immunology

Museums and Societies

AAAS American Association for the Advancement of Science- The World’s Largest General Scientific Society-
Genetics Society of America-
Smithsonian Museum, Washington DC-
American Museum of Natural History, New York with collections of more than 32 million specimens and artifacts –
Paleontology Society –
Geological Society of America –
National History Museum, London –
Museum of Paleontology Michigan –
Peabody Museum, Yale –
MUSEUM OF ZOOLOGY OF THE UNIVERSITY OF SÃO PAULO around 8,000,000 specimens, Brazil-
Swedish Museum of Natural History-
Museum National d’Histoire Naturelle, Paris –
Museum of Vertebrate Zoology Berkeley -
Human Genome Project –
Society for Molecular Biology and Evolution-
Nebraska Behavioral Biology Group, New England Complex Systems Institute-
International Paleopsychology Project, A multi-disciplinary group of scientists dedicated to mapping out the evolution of complexity, sociality, perception, and mentation-
European Human Behaviour and Evolution Association-
Biochemical Society-
21. The Center for Evolutionary and Theoretical Immunology (CETI)-
22. Society for Mathematical Biology
23. The Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, Cambridge. A leader in the Human Genome Project
24. U.S. Army Medical Research & Materiel Command (AMRMC)
Molecular Epidemiology and Viral Evolution – Walter Reed Army Inst Resrch, Infectious Diseases-Viral Diseases Branch
25. Weizman Institute of Science, Israel –
26. Encyclopedia Britannica:

27. The Burgess Shale Geoscience Foundation: “first multi-cellular life forms actually found in the fossil record lived about 600 million years ago. The fossil record, moreover, shows a significant diversification of life forms at the start of the Cambrian Period, beginning about 545 million years ago. ”
28. Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard

29. Biodiversity Heritage Library

30. University of California Museum of Paleontology (UCMP)

31. Paleoportal
Interactive Map throughout time:
Fossil Gallery:

32. Carnegie Museum of Natural History

33. The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University

34. The Field Museum

35. Missouri Botanical Garden

36. Victoria Museum, Victoria, Australia

37. The Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh

38. Los Alamos National Security, LLC for the U.S. Dept. of Energy’s NNSA

39. Santa Fe Institute Complexity Science research facility

40. The Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology (“SICB”)

41. Molecular Genetics Institute. Pavia, Italy “Evolutionary Genetics”–6/index_en.html

42. American Geological Institute

43. The Institute of ecology and evolution of the Russian Academy of Sciences

44. Native American Museum of Anthropology, Missouri

45. The Virtual Fossil Museum

Prestigious Science Organizations

National Academy of Science –
Royal Society –
Centre for Ecology and Evolution, London
American Institute of Biological Sciences –
Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society nonprofit membership society of approximately 60,000 scientists and engineers. Sigma Xi has more than 500 chapters at universities and colleges, government laboratories and industry research centers.-

6. Chinese Academy of Sciences
Key Laboratory of Zoological Systematics and Evolution, CAS

7. 13. Sigma Xi
Membership in Sigma Xi is by invitation. Full membership is conferred upon those who have demonstrated noteworthy achievements in research. Over the course of the Society’s distinguished history, more than 200 members have won the Nobel Prize and many more have earned election to the National Academies of Sciences and Engineering.

Vital Information that confirms the theory

1. Written in 1925. “No scientific generalization is more strongly supported by thoroughly tested evidence than is that of organic evolution.”  American Association for the Advancement of Science.

2. Immunology and Evolution of Infectious Disease
Steven A Frank. Princeton (NJ): Princeton University Press; 2002.
3. Markers of evolution and chromosomal union in chimpanzee and human genome –
More  the fusion of chromosomes comparing apes and humans
Evolution and diversity of trilobites –
Peer Reviewed Work Containing evolution? 301,000+
How Information is added –
7. Protein Phosphatase Evolution-
8. Psychology, Culture, and Evolution, University of Waterloo Paleolithic Graphics-
9. Stanford’s Population Genetics page (mathematical evidence)-
10. J Craig Venter Institute (DNA can be made from a jar of chemicals)
11. Smithsonian Internship Research Presentations-
12. From Single Cells to Multicellular Organisms NCBI Bookshelf-
13. A fungal family tree based on 42 complete genomes derived from supertree and combined gene analysis-
14. Does the fossil record support the idea of biological change over time (biological evolution)? Yes.

15. USGS US Geological Survey – National Geologic Map database- Geologic Age Definitions

Support from Religious Scientists

1.The Pontifical Academy of Sciences (Vatican)

2. President of National Human Genome Project, President of National Institute of Health, Francis Collins: Scientist and Christian and his book on the evidence for evolution: “The Language of God” –,9171,1090921,00.html

3. BioLogos: BioLogos is a community of evangelical Christians committed to exploring and celebrating the compatibility of evolutionary creation and biblical faith, guided by the truth that “all things hold together in Christ.” [Colossians 1:17] We value gracious dialogue with those who hold other views, and our ever-expanding conversation includes academic and other professionals in the fields of biology, chemistry, physics, mathematics, business and medicine, but also theology, biblical studies, philosophy, history, literature, education and the arts.

John Bryant, Professor Emeritus of Cell and Molecular Biology at the University of Exeter and Visiting Professor of Molecular Biology at West Virginia State University. He is co-Chair of the Higher Education Academy/Centre for Bioscience Special Interest Group on Teaching Ethics to Bioscience Students, immediate Past-President
of the Society for Experimental Biology and Chair of Christians in Science-
“I’m an evolutionary biologist and a Christian,” states Stanford professor Joan Roughgarden”-
Dr. Denis O. Lamoureux, Christian theologian, evolutionary biologist and dentist, professor of science and religion at St. Joseph’s College and his book: “I Love Jesus & I Accept Evolution”
Ground breaking dinosaur paleontologist, educator, Christian preacher Dr. Robert T. Bakker –
Evolution explained by Christian Dr. Robert J. Schneider. Who’s “Science and Faith” course was awarded a John Templeton Foundation Science and Religion Course Prize in 1997. –
“Nothing makes sense except” A phrase originating from Russian Orthodox Christian evolutionary biologist Theodosius Dobzhansky:
(National Center for Science Education) Religious organizations accepting evolution, scientific organizations, etc –
How many Christians/denominations accept scientific theory of evolution? –
Christian Geologists on Noah’s Flood- Gregg Davidson, Ph.D. and Ken Wolgemuth, Ph.D.- Biologos

Christian universities that support evolution

Want a PhD or Masters in evolutionary biology?

144 Evolutionary Biology Graduate Programs –

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