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Ernst

Paul, german pathologist, 1859-1937.

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Why must we avert the genome of Eden?

... ontogenesis is determined in a fertilized ovum. To back up this radical conclusion, let's see some of the evidence which I've found compelling. 1. Ernst Walter Mayr's prediction In 1963 Ernst Mayr described precisely what we should find through DNA sequencing if the universal common ancestor had ...

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by Hunor
Mon Sep 23, 2013 12:08 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Why must we avert the genome of Eden?
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Views: 7151

Re: modern synthesis

... If there is no consensus view, how can we say it is in need of an update? There was a consensus of what the neo-Darwinian synthesis was, Ernst Mayr discussed it in his book and so did Julian Huxley. It put a primary role for natural selection, mixed with mutation and later genetic drift. ...

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by Forests
Sat Oct 06, 2012 4:01 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: modern synthesis
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Views: 2606

Theories - Origin of Life

... “the method” being natural selection. The common ancestor was not the first form of life, only the one from which all current life is descended. Ernst Mayr one of the fathers of the Modern Synthesis in his Crafood Lecture put it this way. http://www.biologie.uni-hamburg.de/b-online/e36_2/darwin_influence.htm ...

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by AstraSequi
Tue Mar 27, 2012 2:51 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Theories - Origin of Life
Replies: 560
Views: 889213

Re: Theories - Origin of Life

... in your case you are only moving the problem back. The method by which the common ancestor arrived is no different to how  Drosophila arrived. Ernst Mayr one of the fathers of the Modern Synthesis in his Crafood Lecture put it this way. http://www.biologie.uni-hamburg.de/b-online/e36_2/darwin_influence.htm ...

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by scottie
Mon Mar 19, 2012 4:42 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Theories - Origin of Life
Replies: 560
Views: 889213

Re: Theories - Origin of Life

... of any fundamentalist idea and heat is what you get, as I keep finding out to my cost. Evolutionary theory is a philosophy that even Ernst Mayr, one of the foundling fathers of the modern synthesis himself proudly acknowledged. Canalon When you ask a question that has at it’s root ...

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by scottie
Tue Dec 13, 2011 11:18 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Theories - Origin of Life
Replies: 560
Views: 889213
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