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Part of the genetic information is devoted to the synthesis of proteins. mRNA, a type of RNA, is produced as a transcri..

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Darwin's Finches are an example of natural selection in action. They are an excellent example of the way species' gene p..

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Insects

There are more species of insects than any other species combined. This surely illustrates that insects have the selecti..

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Plant Water Regulation

Plants need to regulate water in order to stay upright and structurally stable. Find out the different evolutionary adap..

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Indicator Species and Endangered Species

Certain species are capable of expressing characteristics indicative of the state of the ecosystem they occupy. They are..