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Unformatted text preview: Many new species were created. 7. What do the biologists mean when they say evolution is “tinkering”? Evolution is taking little changes instead of rebuilding a whole new form. 8. What does the antennapedia gene do in fruit flies? What happens if the gene is turned on in the head segment? It grows legs instead of its antenna. 9. What happened when the mouse eye gene was spliced in to a fruit fly that had a mutation that made it eyeless? Why is this significant? It makes them grow their normal eyes. 10. What are some differences in the anatomy of a chimp and a person? Chimps have a longer jaw, and their vertebrae come to the back of their skull whereas human vertebrae goes to the base....
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This note was uploaded on 09/27/2011 for the course ECON 101 taught by Professor Johnsmith during the Spring '11 term at Emmanuel College.
- Spring '11