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In the context of evolution, certain traits or alleles of a species may be subject to selection. Under selection, individuals with advantageous or "adaptive" traits tend to be more successful than their peers...
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Natural selection is the process by which heritable traits that make it more likely for an organism to survive and successfully reproduce become more common in a population over successive generations. It is a key mechanism...
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... we wish to work is making a selection. ... · Making a Selection - Use the mouse to point at something or to drag open a ... Selection Tools let us do this. ...
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Natural selection is the phrase Charles Darwin used in 1859 in his book The ... 4 Mechanisms of natural selection. 5 History of the principle ...
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Artificial selection is the breeding of certain traits over others. ... The most obvious examples of artificial selection can be found in the range of ...
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2.1 Levels of selection. 3 An example: antibiotic resistance. 4 Evolution by means of natural selection. 4.1 History of the principle ...
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Selection - Definition of Selection at Dictionary.com a free online dictionary ... or a number of things selected. 3. ... selection se·lec·tion (sĭ-lěk'shən) n. ...
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Negative selection is an unavoidable consequence of evolution. ... Selection is a powerful force in evolution, and it works in many ways. ...
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A bulleted overview of current evolutionary theory ... The Unit of Selection. ... Natural Selection. ...
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The first argument to selection determines the format of the rest of the ... If selection exists anywhere on window's display, clear it so that no window ...
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Thus biologists characterize natural selection as increasing the 'fitness' of ... The theory of evolution by natural selection is one of the cornerstones of ...
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4. Does Natural Selection Require Differential Reproduction? ... 1. Natural Selection and Evolutionary Theory ... by natural selection are elegantly simple. ...
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Selection summary with 19 pages of encyclopedia entries, essays, summaries, research information, and more. ... Selection is a process in which members of a ...
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The process of natural selection has played an important role in the production ... 2 Natural Selection as a Process. 3 Genetic Basis of Phenotypic Variation ...
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Natural selection. Natural selection is one of the basic mechanisms of evolution, along with ... selection can develop complex structures. Natural selection at ...
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Definition of selection from the Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary with audio pronunciations, thesaurus, Word of the Day, and word games.
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