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Speciation in the Real World
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Microbes and HumansAs if species definitions weren't bad enough with plants and animals—things we can see—they all but fall apart when dealing with prokaryotes (bacteria and archaea). The troub...
Making Sure We Still Got It, Even If We Don't Always Know What It IsWe're in the middle of a global biodiversity crisis. Extinction rates of nearly all groups of organisms—insects, mammals, plant...
Artificial selection is well known in evolution classrooms as an example of the powers of selection and descent with modification. Indeed, domestication of wild species has led to loads of tasty, c...
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