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Epigenetics: The Evolution Revolution - The New York Review of Books


The New York Review of Books
In Lamarck's view, the evolution of life depends on variation and the accumulation of small, gradual changes. These are also at the center of Darwin's theory of evolution, yet Darwin wrote that Lamarck's ideas were “veritable rubbish.” Darwinian ...

Evolution watered down: Douglas wants other theories taught - Arizona Daily Sun


Arizona Daily Sun
"The teaching of evolution is something that concerns me because it's a theory and it's not science,'' he said. Reitz said his new book, "America's Last Chance: Where Hope Lives,'' with a picture of a boy on the cover praying next to a cross and U.S ...

Faster genome evolution methods to transform yeast - Phys.Org


Phys.Org
The researchers have developed a "rapid, efficient and universal" way of transforming the yeast at a molecular level using a method called SCRaMbLE (Synthetic Chromosome Rearrangement and Modification by LoxP-mediated Evolution). This system ...

UCMP Evolution Wing

Berkeley - United States

Excellent evolution resource provided by the University of California. Also includes an interesting account of Darwin's evolutionary antecendants.

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Wild Wing
United States

Barn Owls: Agriculture rodent and gopher control.

UCMP Hall of Mammals
United States

University of California Museum of Paleontology site providing an introduction the Class Mammalia and to the subcategories of mammals, including the marsupials, monotremes, multituberculata, and the eutheria (placentals).

Ucmp.berkeley.edu: Foraminifera
United States

Foraminifera (forams for short) are single-celled protists with shells. Their shells are also referred to as tests because in some forms the protoplasm covers the exterior of the shell. The shells are commonly divided into chambers which are added during growth, though the simplest forms are open tubes or hollow spheres. Depending on the species, the shell may be made of organic compounds, sand grains and other particles cemented together, or cry

Pterigynandraceae : Wing Mosses
China

Description of this family with illustrations of Pterigynandrum filiforme.

Human Evolution: Evolution and the Structure of Health and Disease
United States

Unifying theory of biological and cultural evolution explaining the origin of neurological disease in humans.

Early Human Evolution: A Survey of the Biological and Cultural Evolution of Homo habilis and Homo erectus
United States

Tutorials focused on early transitional humans, Homo erectus, and early human culture.

Evolution of Modern Humans: A Survey of the Biological and Cultural Evolution of Archaic and Modern Homo sapiens
United States

Tutorial addressing early archaic Homo sapiens, Neandertals, archaic Homo sapiens culture, and early modern Homo sapiens and their culture.

Evolution Library: Evolution of Diversity
United States

Collection of articles looking at how individual species arise, how systematists classify them, or how many species are currently living on the planet.

Evolution Library: Convergent Evolution
United States

Examines the process by which species evolved in different parts of the globe independently, yet share similar traits and fill similar niches.

Evolution
United States

Highlights of the major pieces of evidence, including living organisms, common ancestry, homologous structures, vestigial organs, biochemistry. Also discusses the theory of evolution.