Sunday, January 4, 2009

15 Evolutionary Gems

In the last issue, Nature Magazine freely distributes an article related to important discoveries about evolution in the past ten years. These categories are:

Gems from the Fossil Record
1. Land-living ancestors of whales
2. From water to land
3. The origin of feathers
4. The evolutionary history of teeth
5. The origin of the vertebrate skeleton

Gems From Habitats
6. Natural selection in speciation
7. Natural selection in lizards
8. A case of co-evulution
9. Differential dispersal in wild birds
10. Selective survival in wild guppies
11. Evolutionary history matters

Gems From Molecular Process
12. Darwin's Galapagos finches
13. Microevolution meets macroevolution
14. Toxin resistance in snakes and clams
15. Variation versus stability

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1 comment:

Jon said...

This has got to be one of the most well-organized & easy to read compilations I've come across yet! Each article is succinct & well-referenced. Thanks for the share!

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