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Origin of the species: where did Darwin's finches come from? - The Guardian


The Guardian
Biogeography and evolution of the Galápagos: Integration of the biological and geological evidence. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society. Sato, A, et al., 2001. On the origin of Darwin's finches. Molecular Biology and Evolution. Steadman, DW, 1982.

Listen: Greater Science Literacy Leads to Greater Acceptance of Evolution…Oh, Really? - Discovery Institute


Discovery Institute
A new episode of ID the Future features “In the Market” radio host Janet Parshall interviewing Center for Science & Culture Senior Fellow Jonathan Witt, co-author of the recent book Heretic: One Scientist's Journey from Darwin to Design. Witt and ...

Three Ways that Plants Defy Darwin's Mechanism - Discovery Institute


Discovery Institute
A team of researchers at the Institute of Science and Technology Austria (IST Austria) has made steps towards deciphering how new mating types evolve in non-self recognition self-incompatibility systems, leading to the incredible genetic diversity seen ...

Adaptive Radiation: Darwin's Finches

Arlington - United States

Uses Darwin's Finches to illustrate the process, whereby species evolve rapidly to exploit empty niches.

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Evolution Library: Adaptive Radiation
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Collection of articles, interviews, and links addressing the process by which species evolve rapidly to exploit empty ecospace.

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Looks at how this species, exhibiting an extraordinary range of anatomical, morphological, and ecological adaptations, evolved from a single ancestor that colonized Hawaii by way of long-distance dispersal from North America.

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