Evolution and Me
Evolution is the process by which different kinds of living organisms are thought to have
developed and diversified from earlier forms during the history of the Earth according to many
This workbook has been modified by Michael Robinson exclusively for use in his
BIO 440 Evolution class. The original content is copyright to SimBio.
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EvoBeaker: How the Guppy
Got Its Spots pt. 1
NOTE TO STUDENTS:
This workbook accompani
Sexual recombination is a non-random process.
Mutations are never random.
Drift is a non-random process.
Selection is a non-random process.
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How birds got their beaks
Combining fossils and lab studies, researchers home
in on genes that transformed a snout into a bill
By Elizabeth Pennisi
hen birds got their wings, they
lost the clawed fingers wielded
by their dinosaur re
1. The hypothesis suggesting that menopause constitutes a _ assumes that older
women increase their _ by investing in their grandchildren.
A. life-history adaptation/inclusive fitness.
2. We define _ as the evolutionary study of _.
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A new specimen of the Early Cretaceous
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Isolation of a T-Lymphotropic Retrovirus from a Patient
at Risk for Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS)
HTLV-I. The new retrovirus reported
here appears to also differ from HTLVII. We tentatively conclude that this virus, as well as all previous HT