Evolution, Education and Outreach, ottobre 2012

Volume 5, Number 3 / September 2012EDITORIALIntroducing “The Origin of Life”Niles Eldredge & Gregory EldredgeINTRODUCTION TO THE SPECIAL ISSUE: ORIGIN OF LIFEThe Origin and Early Evolution of Life: Where, When and How?Antonio LazcanoORIGIN OF LIFEDarwinism and the Origin of LifeJuli Peretó & Jesús CatalàORIGIN OF LIFEPrebiotic Chemistry: What We Know, What We Don’tH. James Cleaves ORIGIN OF LIFEOrigins for EveryoneAndrew D.




EDITORIAL
Introducing “The Origin of Life”
Niles Eldredge & Gregory Eldredge

INTRODUCTION TO THE SPECIAL ISSUE: ORIGIN OF LIFE
The Origin and Early Evolution of Life: Where, When and How?
Antonio Lazcano

ORIGIN OF LIFE
Darwinism and the Origin of Life
Juli Peretó & Jesús Català

ORIGIN OF LIFE
Prebiotic Chemistry: What We Know, What We Don’t
H. James Cleaves
 
ORIGIN OF LIFE
Origins for Everyone
Andrew D. Ellington
 
ORIGIN OF LIFE
The Origin and Evolution of Metabolic Pathways: Why and How did Primordial Cells Construct Metabolic Routes?
Renato Fani
 
ORIGIN OF LIFE
Cenancestor, the Last Universal Common Ancestor
Luis Delaye & Arturo Becerra
 
ORIGIN OF LIFE
Viruses in Biology
Purificación López-García & David Moreira
 
ORIGIN OF LIFE
The Sorites Paradox, “Life,” and Abiogenesis
Barend Vlaardingerbroek
 
OVERCOMING OBSTACLES TO EVOLUTION EDUCATION 
The Soft Underbelly of Evolution?
Glenn Branch & Eugenie C. Scott
 
CURRICULUM AND EDUCATION ARTICLE
Human Evolution and Education in Slovene Schools
Barbara Bajd 
 
CURRICULUM AND EDUCATION ARTICLE 
A Global Perspective of the Variables Associated with Acceptance of Evolution
Benjamin C. Heddy & Louis S. Nadelson
 
ORIGINAL SCIENTIFIC ARTICLE
 Evolutionary Attitudes and Literacy Survey (EALS): Development and Validation of a Short Form
Stephen D. Short & Patricia H. Hawley
 
CURRICULUM AND EDUCATION ARTICLE 
Students’ Mental Models of Evolutionary Causation: Natural Selection and Genetic Drift
Elizabeth P. Beggrow & Ross H. Nehm
 
CURRICULUM AND EDUCATION ARTICLE 
Evolutionism and the Teaching of Science: How Portugal Has Been “Playing with the Big Tree of Evolution”
Sandra Assis & Susana Carvalho
 
CURRICULUM AND EDUCATION ARTICLE
A Review of Undergraduate Evolution Education in U.S. Universities: Building a Unifying Framework
Jenny D. Lloyd-Strovas & Ximena E. Bernal
 
ERRATUM
Erratum to: A Review of Undergraduate Evolution Education in U.S. Universities: Building a Unifying Framework
Jenny D. Lloyd-Strovas & Ximena E. Bernal
 
CURRICULUM AND EDUCATION ARTICLE 
Oyun: A New, Free Program for Iterated Prisoner’s Dilemma Tournaments in the Classroom
Charles H. Pence & Lara Buchak
 
CURRICULUM AND EDUCATION ARTICLE 
Relationships among Teachers’ Knowledge and Beliefs Regarding the Teaching of Evolution: A Case for Turkey
Ceren Tekkaya, Gülsüm Akyol & Semra Sungur
 
CURRICULUM AND EDUCATION ARTICLE 
Beads and Dice in a Genetic Drift Exercise
Claudia A. M. Russo & Carolina M. Voloch
 
CURRICULUM AND EDUCATION ARTICLE 
Where Do I Come From? Using Student’s Mitochondrial DNA to Teach About Phylogeny, Molecular Clocks, and Population Genetics
Luana S. Maroja & Jason A. Wilder
 
BOOK REVIEW
An Archosaurian Adventure: Integrating the Evolutionary History and Paleoecological Context of the Dinosaurs
David M. Lovelace
 
OTHER MEDIA REVIEW 
Paleontology and Evolution in the News
Sidney Horenstein