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Unformatted text preview: modifications they have acquired Proved to be wrong Inheritance of acquire characteristics : environment influence species to adapt Father of Modern Biology 10. Darwin: Beagle observations Natural selection On the origin of species : published book before Wallace-Alfred Russell Wallace: sends Darwin letter outlining his theory of evolution by means of natural selection-Professional collector-Find beetles in Malaysia 11. Mechanisms of Inheritance: Gemmules: invisible particles that Darwin believed were contained in body parts, reproductive organs Gemmules of mother and father passed onto child...
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