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Curator of insects and parasitic worms, 'Use and Disuse', 'ladder of life'
The two things that are needed for speciation
Made first observations that plants and animals produce more offspring than can survive (Not Darwin)
Scientist that said that within a species of endotherms, more heavily pigmented forms tend to be found in more humid environments
The pattern of change overtime
2 populations have different habitat preferences
The pattern of change overtime and mechanisms that support the pattern
Created binomial nomenclature system
Geologist that promoted uniformitarianism and showed the earth was old.
Studies medicine, theology, and traveled around the world as a naturalist on the HMS Beagle
Traits vary within a population- scientist
Evolution is a law or a theory?
Scientist- Individuals can reproduce more offspring than can survive
Natural theologian whose ideas of Irreducible Complexity and Arguments from Design are making a resurgence as 'Intelligent Design'
German Anatomist that explained the strong correlation of body size with latitude
egg and sperm no longer compatible
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Generate hypothesis, design experiment to test hypothesis, analyze results, accept or reject the hypothesis
English naturalist and assistant surgeon, traveled the world on HMS Rattlesnake and became a passionate defender of Natural Selection
2 populations have different courtships
Male and female genetalia are no longer compatible
Scientist- Some lineages are more fit and likely to survive than others
Augustinian monk who established laws of inheritance
2 populations breed at different times
Traits can be passed down to offspring- scientist
Codiscoverers of evolution by Natural Selection (2)
Helped develop modern mathematical theory of population genetics
Codiscoverers of mathematical model to predict allele or genotype frequencies when no evolutionary forces are present
No hard evidence and no testable experiment
Grandfather to Charles Darwin, believed in evolution, mechanism was an effort of will
Random selection of traits, beneficial traits passed on to offspring and increase within population
His ideas on inheritance combined with Darwinian Selection, 'Neo-Darwinism'

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