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BIO121ch18 - BIO121 I. Chapter 18 (Intro to Darwinian...

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BIO121 I. Chapter 18 (Intro to Darwinian Evolution) A. Evolution A.1. Accumulation of inherited changes within a population over time A.2. Unifying concept of biology A.2.a) Links all fields of life sciences into a unified body of knowledge. B. Jean Baptiste de Lamarck B.1. Proposed that organisms B.1.a) Changed over time by natural phenomena, not divine intervention. B.1.b) Had vital force that changed them toward greater complexity over time. B.1.c) Could pass traits acquired during lifetime to offspring. C. Charles Darwin C.1. Theory of evolution via natural selection C.1.a) Based on observations during voyage of HMS Beagle C.2. Found similarities between organisms C.2.a) On arid Galapagos Islands C.2.b) On humid South American mainland. C.3. Influenced by Artificial selection C.3.a) Variety of domesticated pants and animals C.4. Influenced by economist Adam Smith C.4.a) Wealth of nation. C.4.b)
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This note was uploaded on 02/21/2012 for the course BIO 121 taught by Professor Druger during the Fall '05 term at Syracuse.

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BIO121ch18 - BIO121 I. Chapter 18 (Intro to Darwinian...

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