An occasionally used creationist tactic is declaring that evolution isn’t a scientific theory but a circular argument preached with the zeal of a religion. Evolution, they say, isn’t repeatable under laboratory conditions and if it’s not repeatable, it’s not science. Can we put evolutionary mechanisms to the test and show exactly how we can reproduce them in a lab?

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Comment by Lone Wolf on January 23, 2009 at 12:48am
People buy into such arguments cause when it comes to science education, the schools in this country are failures. People think that "re[eatable" means that you have to repeat "it". They don't know that "repeatable" means an experiment or study has to be repeatable, not the event, thing or action.
If the schools would just teach the scientific method.
Comment by Greg F. on January 22, 2009 at 10:49pm
"Individual pathways between species cannot be duplicated, as these pathways rely on random mutations to create variation."

That's not necessarily true. You can find which genes have been changed to reproduce certain features which help to differentiate one species from another and the changes in them.

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