Bio 201 F07 True lect 2 post

Bio 201 F07 True lect 2 post - Forgot to mention Wednesday:...

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Forgot to mention Wednesday: • Powerpoint lecture files will be posted on Blackboard (as pdfs) – Beware: These evolve right up until the lecture is given (I’ll try to point out major changes, if any) • TA lecture notes will be posted on blackboard
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"Nothing in biology makes sense except in the light of evolution.” -Theodosius Dobzhansky (1973) www.pbs.org/. ../06/ 2/image_pop/l_062_04.html
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Evolution happens • Where did the idea of evolution come from? • Begin to look at the observations and logic behind evolutionary theory.
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Diversity variation among species
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insects 925,000 non-insect arthropods 123,000 vascular plants 248,400 other animals 116,000 fungi 69,000 chordates 43,000 protists 30,000 algae 27,000 48,000 Grimaldi 2005 Evolution of the Insects Multiplicity of described species Not in pie chart: Viruses: ~2000
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Unity of life (Similarity) e.g. DNA, cells
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Variation within species
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variation? • Observations Patterns (within and between species) Phenomena ( e.g. short term evolution) • Experiments to test hypotheses based on extensive observations – What processes cause variation at different levels? • Evolutionary biology is both an experimental
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This note was uploaded on 04/09/2008 for the course BIOCHEMIST 361 taught by Professor Haltiwanger during the Fall '08 term at SUNY Stony Brook.

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Bio 201 F07 True lect 2 post - Forgot to mention Wednesday:...

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