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    1.) Three abiotic factors are energy, climate and weather. Three biotic factors are plants, animals and bacteria. 6.) Natural selection is the process that determines which individuals within a species will reproduce and pass their genes to the next generation. Genes that are advantageous are more likely to be passed on. Death is part of the process of natural selection, species which fail die. The number of offspring, pass on the beneficial genes to the organism. 13.) Parasitism, mutualism and…

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    Preface In the preface of the book, Charles Darwin explains the progression of the theory of descent with modification and the conception of natural selection up until his time period of the 1850’s. He begins by stating the major opinion of the people was that species were all separate beings of which were created individually and that this concept had been ingrained into common thought by many authors. However, according to Darwin, opinion has started to shift towards a new idea. Darwin states…

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    The four forces of evolution are mutation, natural selection, genetic drift, and gene flow. Mutations are the only force that can change the genetic code and without them the other forces wouldn’t happen. When a mutation takes place in a sex cell, it can them be passed down through generations. Natural selection was first brought about by Charles Darwin. It is the belief that the better an organism adapts to their environment, the more likely they are to live longer as well as reproduce. Genetic…

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    manage to survive. Few thinkers have had the impact that succeeded Charles Darwin. His theory of evolution was so powerful and compelling that it became the new orthodoxy, affecting how we think about many aspects of our life. For Darwin, the "natural selection" or "survival of the fittest" it is what preserves the difference and individual variation of all living things that leads to the improvement in their living conditions and to destroy everything that harms them. However, for this to be…

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    Charles Darwin was an important contributor to science. Darwin’s idea of Natural Selection was only part of his theories. In modern era his theories are considered, as one of the greatest psychological and societal revolution. These theories have extremely changed our way of thinking about science, religion, philosophy and modern world. According to the Darwin’s theory of evolution every new organism in the universe is slightly different from its parents. These differences may be sometimes…

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    In the article of natural selection by Charles Darwin there is a lot of strong points and powerful statements, but do we ever think about what makes them strong and powerful statements. You ever wonder what a theory really is? Darwin statement is considered a theory. It only became a theory through the use of ethos, pathos, and logos. No matter what articles always use some sort logos, ethos, and pathos. This is how we make theories and get reactions like we do because we use logic which is…

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    original evolutionary framework. But it was not the last update. These years, a new group of evolutionary biologists is pushing for further developments in the evolutionary theory. Mainly by considering some other evolutionary motives beyond natural selection. These new updates are called extended evolutionary synthesis. Although discussions about extending…

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    In chapter five, the emergence of culture, the authors ask the question of why natural selection allowed the brain to evolve in a way where culture became more likely among humans’ hominid ancestors? While the development of culture had allowed the organization of hominoid to increase in complexity, it was faced with many obstacles. The authors argue that the development of culture is anchored in the development of spoken language. As a result, the development of culture couldn’t occur without…

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    is variation (differences) in their physical traits. Lastly, different organisms must compete to survive. The organisms that survive are the best suited for their environment and will pass those traits down to its offspring. This is called natural selection. One piece of evidence Darwin used to support his theory was fossil records. Fossils are…

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    he had significant information he wanted to share. Although Darwin is called the "Father of evolution," he never really wanted to be a leader. He was a passionate naturalist who spent years in research that led to the controversial Theory of Natural Selection. Reluctant to publish his theory, it took more than 20 years and support from fellow scientists for Darwin to finally publish On the Origin of species in 1858. The book was an immediate best seller and it made Darwin a leader in a…

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