History of Evolutionary Thought

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Unformatted text preview: organisms over time, just a differential reproductive and survival. Transformational evolution (Lamarckian) is that adaptations incurred during one’s life are heritable and passed on to offspring. Invalid, as it requires a drastic transformation of information (i.e. DNA). Lamarck saw the diversity of nature, and tried to explain change through time. Darwinian theory was evolutionary change through the ages, and especially common ancestry. Five Evolution theories from Origin Change Common ancestry: diversity comes from a common ancestor, descent with modification...
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This document was uploaded on 03/23/2014 for the course BIOL 185 at Georgetown.

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