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The theory of evolution is supported by biochemical evidence; many of the same molecules and biochemical processes occur within all living organisms, from single-cell bacteria to humans. Originally, scientists couldn't u... More »

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Fossils are important evidence of evolution because they clearly show the incremental development of modern species from long-extinct primitive organisms. Many modern species, such as the horse, have a clear fossil recor... More »

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Fossils provide a record of life on Earth from as long as 1 billion years ago, showing how organisms, animals and plants have changed over time. These records can be dated, so they are a physical representation of evolut... More »

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Lamarck's theory on evolution was wrong because organisms pass down traits through predetermined genetic information, not based on environmental adaptations during their lifetime. Lamarck proposed that if an organism use... More »

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Charles Darwin is best known for establishing a theory of evolution that explains biological changes among the species of the Earth. His belief that most species evolved through the process of natural selection also made... More »

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Despite the fact that he refused to believe in evolution, naturalist and palaeontologist Georges Cuvier (1769-1832) contributed to Charles Darwin's theory of evolution, particularly in terms of natural selection, by esta... More »

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