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Ch ro n o lo g icalo rd ero fth e fo llo win g ev en

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Unformatted text preview: creased o ccu rren ce o f an tib io tic­resistan t b acteria. Th e DNA in b acteria ran d o mly mu tate. If o n e o f th o se mu tatio n s allo ws th e b acteria to su rv iv e in th e p resen ce o f an an tib io tic we refer to it as an tib io tic­resistan t b acteria. Sectio n 8 .2 1 Ch arles Darwin b ecame an ev o lu tio n ist v ery g rad u ally , after y ears o f co n temp latio n , stu d y , an d ex p erimen tatio n . Ch ro n o lo g ical o rd er o f th e fo llo win g ev en ts in th e life Ch arles Darwin Med ical sch o o l at Ed in b u rg h Div in ity d eg ree at Camb rid g e Un iv ersity Trav eled as n atu ralist o n th e Beag le fiv e­y ear cru ise Marriag e to Emma an d mo v emen t to th e co u n try Receiv ed letter fro m Alfred Ru ssel Wallace th at h e h ad b asically d isco v ered th e same id ea in d ep en d en tly . Pu b lish ed Orig in o f Sp ecies James Hu tto n Gav e u s th e co n cep t o f u n ifo rmitarian ism, th e id ea th at th e g eo lo g ical fo rces at wo rk to d ay are th e same fo rces th at h av e b een at wo rk fo r th e en tire h isto ry o f Earth . Th e b est ex amp le o f a liv in g Ch eetah sp ecies an d th e "b o ttlen eck effect" is th e: Ev en th o u g h a sp ecies mig h t reco v er its p o p u latio n n u mb ers after a b o ttlen eck ­effect ev en t th at sp ecies will req u ire a mu ch lo n g er time to reco v er its g en etic d iv ersity . Herb ert Sp en cer "Su rv iv al o f th e fittest" Up o n receiv in g Wallace's req u est to h av e h is letter d escrib in g n atu ral selectio n p u b lish ed , an d p o ssib ly h u rtin g h is ch an ces o f g ettin g p ro p er cred it fo r th e id ea, Ch arles Darwin acted h o n o rab ly...
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