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Evolution

Andrew Berry

Subject: Evolutionary Biology »

Date Added: 2018-04-26

EvolutionIntroductionThe term “evolution” is widely applied to a huge range of biological phenomena—from grand patterns in the history of life to the ...

Evolution and Development of Individual Behavioral Variation

Kate L. Laskowski, Alison M. Bell, Judy Stamps

Subject: Evolutionary Biology »

Date Added: 2021-03-24

Evolution and Development of Individual Behavioral VariationIntroductionWhat makes individuals unique? The answer to this question lies in understandi...

Evolution and Development: Genes and Mutations Underlying Phenotypic Variation

Virginie Orgogozo, Arnaud Martin

Subject: Evolutionary Biology »

Date Added: 2014-01-13

Evolution and Development: Genes and Mutations Underlying Phenotypic Variation Introduction While the study of evolution has long been equated...

Evolution of Animal Mating Systems

Ingrid Ahnesjö, Luc Bussière

Subject: Evolutionary Biology »

Date Added: 2021-04-21

Evolution of Animal Mating SystemsIntroductionAnimal mating systems are fascinating and diverse, and their evolution is central to evolutionary biolog...

Evolution of Antibiotic Resistance

Paul Ewald

Subject: Evolutionary Biology »

Date Added: 2018-08-28

Evolution of Antibiotic ResistanceIntroductionAntibiotics are defined as chemical compounds that kill or inhibit the growth of bacteria when used in l...

Evolution of New Genes

Manyuan Long

Subject: Evolutionary Biology »

Date Added: 2014-01-13

Evolution of New Genes Introduction Every gene has its first day in evolution. Thus it is no surprise that gene origination is viewed as a gen...

Evolution of Plant Mating Systems

Alexander Harkness, Yaniv Brandvain, Emma Goldberg

Subject: Evolutionary Biology »

Date Added: 2018-01-11

Evolution of Plant Mating SystemsIntroductionMating system has profound consequences for the ecology, distribution, and genetic structure of plant pop...

Evolution of Specialization

Matthew L. Forister, Salvatore J. Agosta

Subject: Evolutionary Biology »

Date Added: 2018-02-22

Evolution of SpecializationIntroductionOne of the foundational ideas for modern organismal biology is that species can be characterized by a multidime...

Evolution, Cultural

Alex Mesoudi

Subject: Evolutionary Biology »

Date Added: 2017-10-25

Cultural EvolutionIntroductionCultural evolution is the idea that cultural change—that is, changes in beliefs, knowledge, attitudes, skills, norms, an...

Evolutionary Biology of Aging

Grant A. Rutledge, Michael R. Rose

Subject: Evolutionary Biology »

Date Added: 2018-04-26

Evolutionary Biology of AgingIntroductionEvolutionary biology offers a coherent and experimentally supported theory for biological aging. Here we will...

Evolutionary Biomechanics

Travis Hagey

Subject: Evolutionary Biology »

Date Added: 2018-10-25

Evolutionary BiomechanicsIntroductionLife has diversified on Earth in many stunning ways. Understanding how this diversity arose and has been maintain...

Evolutionary Computation

Wolfgang Banzhaf, Ting Hu

Subject: Evolutionary Biology »

Date Added: 2019-11-26

Evolutionary ComputationIntroductionEvolutionary computation (EC) is the area of computer science and engineering that concerns itself with algorithms...

Evolutionary Ecology of Communities

Jeannine Cavender-Bares, Shan Kothari, Will Pearse

Subject: Evolutionary Biology »

Date Added: 2018-07-24

Evolutionary Ecology of CommunitiesIntroductionEcological communities are composed of interacting or potentially interacting organisms. Communities do...

Experimental Evolution

Mark A. Phillips, Michael R. Rose

Subject: Evolutionary Biology »

Date Added: 2018-05-24

Experimental EvolutionIntroductionThe field of evolutionary biology is primarily focused on the study of the evolutionary processes that are responsib...

Extinction

Norman MacLeod

Subject: Evolutionary Biology »

Date Added: 2016-06-28

ExtinctionIntroductionIn 1980 an interdisciplinary research team from the University of California, Berkeley made a startling announcement in the high...

Field Studies of Natural Selection

Jeffrey K. Conner

Subject: Evolutionary Biology »

Date Added: 2018-02-22

Field Studies of Natural SelectionIntroductionNatural selection can be defined as a non-random relationship between a phenotypic trait and fitness. Th...

Fossils

Kevin Boyce

Subject: Evolutionary Biology »

Date Added: 2016-01-21

FossilsIntroductionFossils represent the remnants of biological activity preserved over thousands, millions, or billions of years. Those remnants rang...

Founder Effect Speciation

Alan R. Templeton

Subject: Evolutionary Biology »

Date Added: 2014-01-13

Founder Effect SpeciationIntroductionThe origin of species (speciation)—the process by which two or more species evolve from a single ancestral specie...

Frequency-Dependent Selection

John A. Allen

Subject: Evolutionary Biology »

Date Added: 2016-06-28

Frequency-Dependent SelectionIntroductionSelection is frequency dependent when the fitness of a phenotype, genotype, or gene (or species) varies with ...

Fungi, Evolution of

David Hibbett

Subject: Evolutionary Biology »

Date Added: 2014-01-13

Evolution of Fungi Introduction Fungi make up a major clade of eukaryotes that includes yeasts, molds, lichens, and mushrooms. The ancestor of ...

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