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Do you believe in evolution? Not if you live in the USA.

Even though the average American has more years of education than when Miller began his surveys 20 years ago, the percentage of people in the country who accept the idea of evolution has declined from 45 in 1985 to 40 in 2005 (Science, vol 313, p 765). That’s despite a series of widely publicised advances in genetics, including genetic sequencing, which shows strong overlap of the human genome with those of chimpanzees and mice.

More detail here:

http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn9786-why-doesnt-america-believe-in-evolution.html

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