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Evolution X Organic “Biological” Evolution : Deals With Living Organisms ! X NOT a New Idea : X Dates Back At Least 2,500 Years Ago ! X . 500 - 600 B.C.E. X Evolution Biology is too Often The Confusion of 3 Rather Distinct Subjects ! 1. 2. 3. Abiogenesis Evolution Speciation A Little History X Greek Philosophers : Developed Very Simple And Primitive Versions of Evolution ! } 500 B.C.E. X Lamark : Developed The Idea of Inheritance of Acquired Characters! X Malthus : Populations : Prior to 1800 : } Documented That Populations Rapidly Increased in Numbers ! Wrong Ideas ! X Spontaneous Generation : } Fully Formed ” Complex Living Organisms Arise Spontaneously From Non-Living Materials ! } Rotting Meat Flies ! } Mud Worms ! } Disproven in 1600's ! X Inheritance of Acquired Characters
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Unformatted text preview: : } Idea That Individuals Could Pass On Talents or Physical Characters ! Natural Selection X Mechanism Which Drives Evolution ! X Two Individuals Came up With This Idea ! X Charles Darwin : X Alfred Wallace : Natural Selection X Charles Darwin : } Started First Comprehensive Look Into Evolution : Was Not The First to Suggest Many Components of It ! X Alfred Wallace : } During The Same Decade as Darwin, Came Up With the exact Same Theory ! Charles Darwin X Darwin Collected Data While On The Beagle ! } He Visited The Galapagos Islands ! d His Book : The Origin Of Species, 1859 ! X Darwin Knew Nothing About ! t Chromosomes ! t Genetics ! t Patterns of Inheritance !...
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This note was uploaded on 11/28/2010 for the course BIOLOGY 100 taught by Professor Chordas during the Spring '09 term at Ohio State.

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