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Pokemon Quest Eevee Evolution - How to Evolve Eevee and Get Flareon, Jolteon and Vaporeon - USgamer


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Catching pokemon works a little differently in Pokemon Quest. Instead of throwing Poke Balls, you lure them with food. Evolution is a little different too, especially for one pokemon in particular, Eevee. You can read about Pokemon Quest Evolution in ...

Nanoplastics Cause Genetic, Physiological Damage in Mussels - Laboratory Equipment


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A research team from the Universitat Autonoma De Barcelona Department of Cell Biology, Physiology and Immunology, the University of Aveiro and the Centro Interdisciplinar de Investigação Marinha e Ambiental, observed how some of these nanoplastics, ...

First-time observation of genetic/physiological damage caused by nanoplastics in mussels - Phys.Org


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A research team from the UAB Department of Cell Biology, Physiology and Immunology, the University of Aveiro and the Centro Interdisciplinar de Investigação Marinha e Ambiental (CIIMAR), Portugal, observed how some of these nanoplastics, despite ...

Evolution 101: Genetic Drift

Berkeley - United States

One of the basic mechanisms of evolution, genetic drift affects the genetic makeup of a population through an entirely random process.

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Evolution 101: Genetic Variation
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Introduction to the basic mechanisms of evolutionary change: mutations, gene flow, genetic shuffling, and development.

Wikipedia: Genetic Drift
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Hyperlinked article about the mechanism of evolution that acts in concert with natural selection to change the characteristics of species over time.

Random Genetic Drift
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Describes the how genetic drift, one of the most important mechanisms of evolution, works.

Genetic Drift Simulation
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Activity designed to help students visualize evolution at a simple level and develop their intuition for the process of genetic drift.

Genetic Drift and the Founder Effect
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Brief hyperlinked article about the founder effect, the loss of genetic variation when a new colony is formed by a very small number of individuals, an extreme example of genetic drift.

Small Population Size Effects: Genetic Drift
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Describes the phenomenon acting on small, reproductively isolated populations that can produce rapid changes in gene frequencies totally independent of mutation, recombination, and natural selection.

Evolution 101
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Evolution 101 provides the nuts-and-bolts on the patterns and mechanisms of evolution.

Evolution 101: Coevolution
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Describes cases where two (or more) species reciprocally affect each other's evolution.

Evolution 101: Speciation
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Allows readers to explore different ways to define a species and learn about the various processes through which speciation can occur.

Suite 101: Genetics and Evolution
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Provides articles on a number of topics in the evolutionary and genetic fields.