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Department
Biology
Course
BIO120H1
Professor
Jean Jiang Nash
Semester
Fall

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Chapter 1: What is Evolution? Six components of the evolutionary process -evolution -gradualism -speciation or splitting -common ancestry or single ancestral species -natural selection; does not yield perfection - only improvements over what came before -nonselective mechanisms; processes other then natural selection which can cause evolutionary changes scientific theory: a statement of what are held to be the general laws, principles, or causes of something known or observed for a theory to be considered scientific, it must be testable and make verifiable predictions natural selection is the suggested mechanism for evolution Predictions of the co
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