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Evolution should be taught to all students

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May 29, 1926 | Vol. 8 | No. 268        

Evolution should be taught to all students, says botanist

Instruction in evolution for all college students is advocated in a recent number of Science by Dr. John M. Coulter, formerly head of the department of botany at the University of Chicago and now associated with the Boyce Thompson Institute for Plant Research at Yonkers.

There are at least three important reasons why evolution should be regarded as a necessary part of college training, Dr. Coulter says.

“It has

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