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Unformatted text preview: people like Alfred Wallace]-Biodiversity-the diversity of life-Natural Selection-Darwins explanation of the mechanism for evolution -Erasmus Darwin- was the grandfather of Darwin who also wrote about evolution-Can obtain old DNA to clone a new animal-Homology-Deep similarities in structure of animals build-Darwin was a naturalist-Survival of the fittest when you bring in new animals they out compete the weaker species-Artificial Selection- special properties that were developed intentionally by encouraging the breeding potential of individuals who both possessed desirable characteristics, and discouraging the breeding of individuals who had less desirable characteristics.-Surplus Birth-many are born, but few actually stay alive-Exponential Growth-growing faster than resources *growth rates are not linear-Viruses are NOT alive, they depend on a host and cannot function on their own...
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- Spring '08