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ERIC Number: EJ059901
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1972
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Evolutionary Biology: Its Value to Society
Carson, Hampton L.
BioScience, 22, 6, 349-352, Jun 72
Cites examples of the contribution of basic research in evolutionary biology to the solution of problems facing society (1) by dispelling myths about human origins, the nature of the individual, and the nature of race (2) by providing basic data concerning the effects of overpopulation, the production of improved sources of food, resistance of pests to pesticides, radiation damage, and the evolution of urban pests. (AL)
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