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9d. Can adaptive evolution occur even when every individual in a population is born exactlyidentical to its parent and remains unchanged throughout its life? 7. As we noted above, when the dots reproduce, each mother dot produces two daughters  identical in color to each other and to their mother. In other words,  9. Charles Darwin identified natural selection as the mechanism of adaptive evolution.  Darwin's theory of evolution by natural selection works as follows:   Is evolution by natural selection the only mechanism of evolution?   Is evolution by natural selection the only mechanism of adaptive evolution? 
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Unformatted text preview: Are variation, heritability, and selection required for evolution to be predictably adaptive? Can adaptive evolution occur even when every individual in a population is born exactly identical to its parent and remains unchanged throughout its life? Based on your experimentation with EvoDots, consider the following questions: 8. Go through a few rounds of random predation and reproduction. Does the population of dotsevolve? If so, does it evolve in the same way it does when survival is selective? 9c. Are variation, heritability, and selection required for evolution to be predictably adaptive?...
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