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Unformatted text preview: people like Alfred Wallace]-“Biodiversity”-the diversity of life-“Natural Selection”-Darwin’s 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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This note was uploaded on 04/08/2008 for the course BIOL 2101 taught by Professor Lester during the Spring '08 term at Kennesaw.
- Spring '08