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Unformatted text preview: Evolution- thought of by greeks about 300 b.c. Origin of species (~1859) the major concept: 1. common decent 2. natural selection Alfred Russell Wallace Natural selection: 1. variation- no two individuals are alike 2. over reproduction- too many offspring (fish) 3. differential survival- good variation, more likely to survive and reproduce two types: gradual, abrupt phylogeny-evolutionary history phylogenetic tree (chladogram) ^ can predict from it, makes classification science. Chlade=branch Bacteria Archaea Eukarya: protists, plantae, fungi (absorption), animalia (ingestion) Monera=prokaryotic cells (no nucleus)...
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This note was uploaded on 04/15/2008 for the course BIO 1305 taught by Professor Eldridge during the Spring '08 term at Baylor.
- Spring '08