Evolutionary Biology

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The Brain That Changes Itself: Stories of Personal Triumph from the Frontiers of Brain Science
Doidge, Norman
Doidge explains neuroplasticity and shows that the brain is not a collection of specialized parts but a dynamic organ and can rewire and rearrange itself as the need arises.
The Science and Humanism of Stephen Jay Gould
York, Richard; Clark, Brett
Stephen Jay Gould was not only a leading paleontologist and evolutionary theorist, he was also a humanist with an enduring interest in the history and philosophy of science. The extraordinary range of...
Stephen Jay Gould: Dialectical Biologist
Gasper, Phill
Gould, the world’s leading expert on the evolution of Bahamian land snails, and one of the most influential evolutionary theorists of his generation, shared Engels’ enthusiasm for understanding the na...

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Adaptive mutation
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In biology, evolution is change in the genetic material of a population of organisms through successive generations. Although the changes produced in a single generation are normally small, the accumu...
Evolutionary developmental biology
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The Greatest Show on Earth
The Evidence for Evolution
Dawkins, Richard
Evolution is accepted as scientific fact by all reputable scientists and indeed theologians, yet millions of people continue to question its veracity. Dawkins explains the evidence for evolution while...
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Modern evolutionary synthesis
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Natural selection
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Plastics, tiny penises, and human evolution
Downey, Greg
Setting aside the question of whether plastics (or obesity or carbonated corn syrup-laced beverages or the presence of step-dads or hormones in beef or any other factor) are behind changes in our patt...
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Speciation is the evolutionary process by which new biological species arise.