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Human Evolution bio - Human Evolution Presented To You By Gautham Harjas Daryl Click to edit Master subtitle style What is Evolution Evolution is

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Click to edit Master subtitle style 9/6/11 Human Evolution Presented To You By: Gautham, Harjas, Daryl
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9/6/11
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9/6/11 What is Evolution? Evolution is the change in the genetic material of a population of organisms through successive generations. The 4 mechanics that drive evolution: overproduction, inherited variation, struggle to survive, successful reproduction/differential reproduction. Even though the changes produced in a single generation are small, it can add up to a big change in a lot of years, even leading to the emergence of new species.
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9/6/11 The main reason us, humans have been evolving is because of the struggle to survive. There were many different types of humans before, but the humans living now are probably descendants from a small amount of those early humans who survived
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9/6/11 The Tree of Life
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9/6/11 Other Milestones
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9/6/11 Sahelanthropus tchadensis - oldest known hominid species, between 6-7 million years old. The skull has a very small brain size
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9/6/11 Orrorin tugenensis – second oldest known human ancestor adapted to both bipedality and tree climbing, possibly related to modern humans, 6 million years old.
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This note was uploaded on 09/06/2011 for the course BIO 201 taught by Professor Mr.bajom during the Spring '09 term at Abu Dhabi University.

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Human Evolution bio - Human Evolution Presented To You By Gautham Harjas Daryl Click to edit Master subtitle style What is Evolution Evolution is

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