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Evolutionary biology



The branch of biology concerned with the evolution of organisms, particularly the origin and descent of species, as well as their changes over time.


It encompasses other fields of biology such as genetics, ecology, systematics, and paleontology. A person studying evolutionary biology is known as an evolutionary biologist.

See also: phylogeny.

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traditions (human behavioral biology)

... any studies you fine folks are aware of that explain why traditions and customs are so prominent in humans, and how they have benefited us from an evolutionary stand-point, or lack thereof? Thanks in advance.

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by crescendo2020
Wed Sep 24, 2014 1:29 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: traditions (human behavioral biology)
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Views: 64

Dr. Jobe Martin Arguments

... bad explanation. I would refer people here to a book by a man ho taught biology all of his life at Gordon College - a Christian school. "Biology Through The Eyes of Faith" by Richard Wright Wright is a Evolutionary Creationist - he believes in evolution - many Christians do - ...

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by green3611
Sat Aug 30, 2014 9:26 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Dr. Jobe Martin Arguments
Replies: 8
Views: 10135

Re: What do you do when talking to creationists?

... debate, for instance: is there evolution if there is no time? How will evolutionary biology meet new physical paradigms about time, space and so on? Will new conceptual changes ...

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by editorb
Sat Jan 18, 2014 2:33 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: What do you do when talking to creationists?
Replies: 4
Views: 4773

Thinking in terms of evolution

... I have been trying to analyse all human behaviour in terms of evolutionary advantage/purpose. This includes depression, love, pleasure, ... getting these thoughts out of my mind. I am interested in evolution and biology - I intend to study neuroscience next year. But am I thinking too ...

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by NathanCroftonBond
Sun Oct 27, 2013 7:29 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Thinking in terms of evolution
Replies: 4
Views: 2309

Re: Why must we avert the genome of Eden?

... mentions the quote as it explains how the introduction of developmental biology is changing evolutionary theory. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK10128/ In your OP, you spend a lot ...

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by wildfunguy
Fri Oct 04, 2013 7:49 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Why must we avert the genome of Eden?
Replies: 6
Views: 8022
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