The Resource Darwin & evolution, by Michael Ghiselin, (electronic resource)

Darwin & evolution, by Michael Ghiselin, (electronic resource)

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Darwin & evolution
Title
Darwin & evolution
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by Michael Ghiselin
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Darwin and evolution
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eng
Summary
Charles Darwin (1809-1882) published in 1859 a vastly important work: On The Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection, or the Preservation of Favoured Races in the Struggle for Life. Darwin in 1858 had co-authored (with Alfred Russel Wallace) the theory of natural selection, which says that "favourable (biological) variations tend to be preserved." In the struggle for existence, the fit are not those who survive but those who reproduce. Natural selection also leads to diversification as different organisms adapt to particular ecological circumstances. Darwin said all biological similarities and differences are caused by "descent with modification." He concluded that all organisms are descended from at most four or five ancestors, and perhaps only one. Evolution is the name for this biological process that (according to modern molecular biology) goes back to one common ancestor 3-1/2 billion years ago
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1939-
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Ghiselin, Michael T.
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Read by Edwin Newman
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  • Evolution (Biology)
  • Human evolution
  • Science
  • Human beings
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Darwin & evolution, by Michael Ghiselin, (electronic resource)
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Unabridged.
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9781481543187
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MWT10027414
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Label
Darwin & evolution, by Michael Ghiselin, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Antecedent source
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digital storage
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MWT10027414
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Edition
Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 audio file (180 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
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not applicable
Isbn
9781481543187
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
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unknown
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digital.
Publisher number
MWT10027414
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unknown
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access
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sound
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other
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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