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An interesting research paper with findings that could be quite significant. If psychologist Will Gervais is on to something, it might help explain why debates concerning evolution between the scientifically minded and the religiously minded, tend not to get resolved. It’s not just that people are stubborn and it is hard to get them to question things they hold to be true.
In summary, Gervais has found a statistically significant relationship between the extent to which individuals exhibited a more analytic style and their endorsement of evolution. The more analytically minded the individual, the more readily that person would accept evolution.

Psychologist Tania Lombrozo looks at a new paper that finds an association between cognitive style — intuitive or analytic — and beliefs about evolution.

Source: Don’t Believe In Evolution? Try Thinking Harder

The question “why and how did life ever go from single cell lifeforms to multicellular life” has been a challenge to answer for biologists. It was thought that this was a giant evolutionary hurdle. New research suggests that this may actually be quite easy. If these findings hold up, we’ve taken an important step in understanding the evolutionary path of complex lifeforms.

A major transition in the evolution of life – from single to multicellular organisms – could be kicked off by the mutation of a single gene

Source: One gene may drive leap from single cell to multicellular life – life – 22 June 2015 – New Scientist

There are still opponents to evolution, most often found in religious circles. They are fond of claiming that evolution has never been observed by science. Well, here is a long running science experiment that has taken a strain of E. Coli bacteria through 60.000 generations. Monitoring the genetic changes in the organisms, the team running the experiment have been able to pinpoint evolutionary changes exactly. Impressive stuff!

The longest running evolutionary lab experiment is letting us watch one major evolutionary change transform an entire ecosystem

Source: Cradle of creation: Evolution shapes up new ecosystem in the lab – life – 19 June 2015 – New Scientist