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Evolutionary Biology - Fall 2013

Welcome to the BIOL/GENE 3000 wiki. For more information about the course see the Syllabus. The class website starts with What is ...

Evolution and Drug Immunity

Drug Resistance Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is the ability of microorganisms that cause disease to withstand attack by antimicrobial medicines...

Epigenetics

Epigenetics- How Evolution is Evolving Epigenetics is a relatively new branch of genetics that focuses on the post-transcrip...

Evolutionary Psychology

The study of the psychological adaptations of humans to the changing physical and social environment especially of changes in brain structur...

Evolution Causing Extinction

In the history of Earth, there have been five major mass extinctions. We are now facing a sixth. The difference? The five previous mass extinctions ...

Key Terms: CH 17-18 and Exam 4 Lectures

What has happened to humans, and by humans, over the course of evolution? (Last five lectures, Ch 17-18 Ch 17 Terms: Hominins: (more excl...

Evolution News

Adaptations in Hearing (11/22/2013) This article is about how scientists are trying to understand how are ear has evolved over time...

Human Evolution

[image] This picture, known as the "march of progress," is an example of a common evolutionary misconception. It gives the impression t...

Evolution in Action

Here are eight different examples of evolution in action. Here are additional examples of evolution in action. ...

List of Historical Figures in Evolution

The following is a list of historical scientists that contributed to the study[image] of and creation of the theory of evolution, sorted alphabe...

What Causes Evolution?

Jean Babtiste Lamarck [image] At the beginning of the 19th Century, a French naturalist, Lamarck, proposed his theory of evo...

What is Evolution?

[image] Charles Darwin, English naturalist and geologist Reprinted in Charles Darwin: His Life Told in an Autobiographical Chapter, an...

Simulations of Evolutionary Topics

Genetic Drift This one deals with worms! This one is basic, but it is cool anyways. This website here allows you to explor...

Evolution and Agriculture

DARWINIAN AGRICULTURE Darwinian Principles are relevant in many aspects of human survival, and the world of agriculture has e...

Exam Four Review

Exam Four Info Exam Four is November 21st: 95% of exam: based on lectures/required chapters 5% of exam: question asking you to reflect on knowled...

Evolution and Food

Evolution and Food Microbiology Food Microbiology is the study of the microorganisms that are particularly relevant to the food humans and ...

Evolution in Plants

Plant Life Cycles and Alternation of Generations Here is an informative and rather exciting article for tho...

Endosymbiosis

Endosymbiosis and the Evolution of Eukaryotes: Endosymbiosis is a perfect example of the way in which microbes have improved their chances of surv...

Evolutionary Response

In response to selective pressures, a population of organisms can respond in four different ways: (MAAD) Move - The population can move...

Evolution of Camouflage

Evolution of Camouflage Here is an interesting video on how species of mantis have evolved to look like leaves. He explains in th...