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The Evolution Education Wiki is a free, reader-built encyclopedia of evolution, biology, and origins. It is inspired by the Talk.Origins Archive and the Wikipedia project. The EvoWiki features essays, book reviews and a comprehensive encyclopedia of evolution, creationism and related topics.
Note: The old mainpage is dead. This main page is currently a linkfarm. These are the most important articles to port. FuzzyCatPotato 15:11, 2 July 2016 (EDT)
- Anatomy -- Biogeography -- Convergent Evolution -- Cooption -- Evolution -- Evolution of Plants -- Exobiology -- Genetic drift -- Genetics -- Inclusive fitness -- Kin selection -- Macroevolution -- Microevolution -- Mimicry -- Mutation -- Natural selection -- Panglossianism -- Punctuated equilibria -- Sexual selection -- Speciation -- History of evolution -- Variation
Common Descent & Natural History
- Abiogenesis -- Archaeopteryx -- Cladistics -- Common ancestor -- Endogenous retroviruses -- Macroevolution -- Fossil record -- Horse evolution -- Out of Africa -- Paleontology -- Taxonomy and Phylogeny -- Vestigial features
- What Creationism Is -- Creation -- CreationWiki -- Bible -- Genesis -- Qur'an -- YEC -- OEC -- Statements of faith -- Theistic Evolution -- God and Evolution -- Catastrophism -- The Flood -- Geocentrism -- Flat Earth -- Firmament
- Animal and Extraterrestrial Intelligent Design -- Conflicting Designs -- Irreducible Complexity -- Definitional Complexity -- IDist -- Multiple Designers -- IDist self-contradictions -- Intelligent designer -- Suboptimal design -- Lies, damn lies, and DI polls -- Puff of Smoke -- Religious basis of ID -- Biological traps -- Junk DNA
- Flagellum -- Evolution of flagella -- Evolution of new binding sites -- Honeybees -- Nitrogen fixation -- Evolution of feathers -- Computer simulations of evolution -- Butterfly eyespots
- Altruism -- Aesthetics -- Behavioural genetics -- Environment of evolutionary adaptedness -- Ethology -- Evolutionary Psychology -- Friendship -- Human mating strategies and sexual preferences -- Human universals -- Modular theory of mind -- Neuroscience -- Psychopathology -- Violence
- Age of the Earth -- Continental Drift -- Geological Timescale -- Radiometric dating -- Uniformitarianism
- Big Bang -- Thermodynamics -- The speed of light -- How we know physical laws are constant over time
- Fake fossils -- Evolution of new information -- ID and scientific literature -- Icons of Evolution -- Peppered moth -- Haeckel's embryos -- The Protoavis controversy -- A Reply to Ruben on Theropod Physiology -- Downy Dinos -- Flapper, or Glider? A Reply to Speakman & Thompson on Archaeopteryx -- Velociraptor a Mesozoic kiwi? A look at the neoflightless hypothesis -- The Neornithine 'Big Bang' -- Genetic similarity theory -- Parsimony and its role in Phylogenetic Reconstruction -- Learning to Fly: How Birds Took to the Air -- Galloanserae: A Critical Examination -- Scopes Trial
- Equal time -- Politicization -- Public education -- Scopes trial -- McLean v. Arkansas Board of Education -- Missouri ID Bill -- Does evolution conflict with religion and morality?
- A reply to Ashby Camp and TrueOrigins on Avian Phylogeny -- A Reply to Woodmorappe on the Evolution of Birds
- Charles Darwin -- Richard Dawkins -- Stephen Jay Gould -- Alfred Russel Wallace -- Bernard Kettlewell -- Gregor Mendel -- John Maynard Smith -- E. O. Wilson -- Ernst Mayr -- Francis Crick -- James Watson -- Julian Huxley -- Project Steve
- List of biologists -- List of biochemists -- List of anthropologists -- List of astronomers -- List of geologists -- List of mathematicians -- List of physicists -- List of paleontologists -- List of psychologists
- Howard Ahmanson Jr. -- Michael Behe -- William Dembski -- Michael Denton -- Philip Henry Gosse -- Kent Hovind -- Phillip Johnson -- Dmitri Kouznetsov -- Walter ReMine -- Hugh Ross -- Jonathan Sarfati -- Jonathan Wells -- Kurt Wise
Please expand the directory, and write the articles!
Best of EvoWiki
- Theory of Evolution -- Introduces the ToE, without being too technical, and then refers readers to unabridged articles on each important part of the theory.
- Flagella -- By oplo, introduces the different kinds of flagella and links to information on the evolution of flagella. See also The short version of the different kinds of microbial sticky-outy-bits used for swimming, an example of a short article with a very specific purpose.
- Suboptimal design -- Authored by many contributors, this is a long and growing list of obviously suboptimal "designs" found in biology. A good example of a list article.
- Nitrogen fixation -- Still in development but has reached a decent first draft form. Includes a brief introduction to the "IC" system of nitrogen fixation, a summary of what is known about its evolution, and a list of peer-reviewed references on the topic of nitrogen fixation. Build out of material posted first on an IIEC thread, and a great example of how to give useful UBB postings a longer life and much more educational utility.
- Avian Phylogeny and Origins -- By JGK, an extensive overview of the history of the study of bird origins, the establishment of the "Birds are descended from dinosaurs" view, and a critical review of the arguments of the remaining holdouts for a non-dinosaurian, thecodont origin of birds. Incredibly thorough linking of scientific terms (like urvogel, proterosuchids, and heterocoelus) make it understandable to nonexperts.
- I wouldn't bother adding too many of these, just a few so people get the idea :)
- Pectoralis major -- Short, but containing both a good definition, and technical details of the anatomy.
We're currently writing responses to these creationist articles:
- The Discovery Institute's Wedge document, the manifesto for Intelligent Design.
- The Missouri ID Bill, a government bill from Missouri, USA, which attempts to introduce Intelligent Design into the high-school science curriculum.
- Kent Hovind's Creation Science Hour
And trying to turn these pages into Talkorigins.org standard FAQ pages:
- Junk DNA: Molecular biology is discovering much about non-coding DNA, help us collect it all together in one place!
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