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From cradle to grave: Factors that shaped evolution - Science Daily


Science Daily
Speciation, or the evolution of new species from ancestral species, is a process made complicated by various factors, such as the changing climate, geographical, and topographical features. These factors can all lead to the splitting or isolation of ...

Giraffe Weekend: The Recurrent Laryngeal Nerve - Discovery Institute


Discovery Institute
Continuing our classic ID the Future series on the long-necked giraffe, that evolutionary icon, we confront a sort of sub-icon, a commonly cited support to arguments for dysteleology, or “poor design.” It's the recurrent laryngeal nerve. As Wikipedia ...

Wikipedia: Speciation

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Hyperlinked article about the appearance of a new species of life.

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Models of Speciation
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Historical phenomenon that is a fundamental issue in evolutionary biology.

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.

Biology Century: Speciation
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Covers what a species is, modes of speciation, and rates of speciation.

Observed Instances of Speciation
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FAQ discussing several instances where speciation has been observed.

Species, Speciation, and the Environment
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Article by Niles Eldredge outlining how environment change plays a major role in the evolution of species.

Ensatina eschscholtzi: Speciation in Progress
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Classic example of Darwinian evolution. This lungless salamander is now in the process of splitting into two or more species by means of gradualism.

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Addresses the question: What is a species, and what are the different ways it can be defined?

Kimball's Biology Pages: Speciation
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Outlines to role of geographic isolation, ecological opportunity, hybridization, competition, and adaptive radiation in the formation of new species.

Bead Model of Speciation: A Demonstration
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Graphic depiction of a model of an evolutionary branching process described by Martin L. Weitzman in Biodiversity Loss: Economic and Ecological Issues.

Speciation and Biodiversity: Interview With Edward O. Wilson
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Discussion about how the formation of new species can happen relatively quickly; however it process cannot keep up with the current extinction rate.