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BILD3quiz1review - BILD3 Fall 2006 Quiz 1 Review (Lectures...

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BILD3 Fall 2006 Quiz 1 Review (Lectures 1-3) Terms: You should be able to explain and/or give examples of each of these terms. Most importantly, know their significance in the context of evolutionary biology. Definition of “life” Big Bang & Quantum Hiss Protobiont Liposomes Reducing Environment Miller-Urey Experiment Extreme Environments Ribozymes Pasteur’s Experiment Europa Nicholas Steno Fossil record Radioisotope dating Half-life Precambrian Era Evolutionary milestones Cambrian Explosion Permian Mass Extinction K-T Boundary Iridium Layer Pleistocene Megamammals Clovis Points Alfred Wegener Plate Tectonics Microevolution Macroevolution Evolution Natural Selection Fitness Cuvier Hutton Lyell Buffon Homology Lamarck Acquired Traits Vestigial structures Adaptation Artificial Selection Malthus Wallace Review Questions: Some of these questions are open ended or have more than one answer—they are intended to make you think about the material and understand it at a conceptual level! 1) How did the discovery of ribozymes support the theory of RNA being the first
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This note was uploaded on 04/14/2008 for the course BILD 3 taught by Professor Wills during the Spring '07 term at UCSD.

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