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Lecture 12

Lecture 12 Notes

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Department
Biology
Course
BIO120H1
Professor
Jean Jiang Nash
Semester
Fall

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BIO120 Lecture 12 Oct 27 2010 Intro to Evolutionary Biology 1. introduction to evolution section 2. how evolution is studied 3. evidence for evolution 4. biology and adaptation An individual does not evolve, but its population does Scope of question: Small- answering small tractable questions can help contribute towards solving a big question Large- unlikely to be answered by one experiment; requires multiple lines of evidence e.g. why did sex evolve? Type of Question: How- questions (= proximate questions) involve determining the physiological or genetic mechanisms responsible for aspects of a trait. Why- questions Approaches used: Observational- describe and quantify. Collecting data, seeing whats happening Theoretical- develop models- verbal (how you think the world works), graphical, m
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