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Search Results for: speciation event

Sympatric speciation

Speciation is a process of evolution through which two different existing populations evolve and a distinct species form. It... Read More

Speciation event

Definition noun, plural: speciation events A moment in which the evolutional lineage splits, starting history of a new... Read More

Evolution

Reviewed by: Mary Anne Clark, PhD Evolution Definition Evolution (evo‧lu‧tion, ˈɛvəluːʃ(ə)n) is... Read More

A Look Into Natural Selection and its Mechanisms

Charles Darwin is credited with outlining the fundamentals of evolution. He was a smart and eager pupil and protégé,... Read More

The Gene Pool and Population Genetics

Reviewed by: Mary Anne Clark, Ph.D. The previous tutorial is about adaptive radiation. Adaptive radiation is... Read More

Life

Life Definition noun, plural: lives (1) A distinctive characteristic of a living organism from dead organism or non-living... Read More

Biodiversity

Biodiversity Lead Author: J. Emmett DuffyThis article has been reviewed and approved by the following Topic Editor: John... Read More

Vicariance

Definition noun, plural: vicariances (biology) The separation of a large group of organisms from the population due to a... Read More

Orthology

Science (genetics, molecular biology, genomics) genes or gene products that are homologous (descended from a common... Read More