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Exam 1: Short Answers 01:29 Charles Lyell: Uniformitarianism in  Principles of Geology Bishop James Usher: Earth was created in 4004 BC Carolus Linnaes: ninomial nomenclature and Systema Naturae John Ray: Grand Design as in  The Wisdom of God Manifested in the Works of  Creation Thomas Robert Malthus:  An Essay on the Principle of Population;  more  individuals are born than can survive Sub fields of Anthropology: Cultural, Biological, Linguistic, Archaeological Which Theorist developed the theory of Inheritance of Acquired Characteristics?  Example of how it is disproved? Lamarck; the rats tail example: If a rat’s tail is cut off, it will not grow back.  However, it’s offspring will be born with a tail, thus disproving his theory that  acquired characteristics are inherited What caused the rapid change from dominantly light colored moth pops to dark  colored moth pops near Manchester, England in the late 19 th  century? Why is this  natural selection? Increase in pollution; when the trees became darker due to the air pollution,  light colored moths became more susceptible to predators and were eaten by  birds; dark colored moths were able to camouflage on the trees. Natural  selection b/c allowed dark color moths to be stronger survivors and continue  on to produce a larger pop of dark colored moths 3 major components of Darwin’s Theory of Evolution by Natural selection Adaptability, Variability, competition/natural selection 3 factors other than natural selection that can cause a pop to change over time Mutation: an inheritable change in DNA; can be natural or induced Genetic flow: variability occurs due to mating and reproduction Genetic Drift: a random change of allele frequencies in a population, all by  chance
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Exam 2 short answers 01:29 Huntington’s disease is a genetic trait caused by a deleterious mutation. Discuss  why this gene continues to be maintained
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Exam 2 short answers 01:29 Isolation and a small breeding population Gene from limone is a genetic trait (found in an Italian pop on the island of  Limone) that protects against the obstruction of the arteries by cholesterol.  Discuss the factors that allowed for this trait to be established. Isolation and small population
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This note was uploaded on 01/18/2011 for the course ANTHRBIO 364 taught by Professor Frisancho during the Spring '10 term at University of Michigan.

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