Natural selection or Genetic mutation?

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Natural selection or Genetic mutation?

Post by lilgenius » Mon Mar 26, 2007 6:05 pm

do you believe in natural selection or genetic mutation?

I would just like your opinion on this one. :D

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Post by mith » Mon Mar 26, 2007 8:27 pm

???? Both?
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Post by alextemplet » Tue Mar 27, 2007 4:35 pm

Yep, same here, I both.
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Post by wbla3335 » Tue Mar 27, 2007 4:58 pm

Not much of the former without the latter.

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Post by N Series » Tue Mar 27, 2007 6:37 pm

Well, i believe it's the genetic mutation..coz it's kinda adaptaion to environment.

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Post by 2Loula » Tue Mar 27, 2007 9:37 pm

I believe that both are necessary.

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Post by kotoreru » Thu Apr 12, 2007 10:15 pm

You dont need mutation for selection; selection simply acts on the variation present in a population...and variation isnt neccessarily a result of mutation (without sounding or getting too pedantic).

Mutation is a fact - its easy to prove. Selection also is fact - again, easy to prove: take a randomly mixed population, put selective pressures on them and watch the binomial curve shift...

These are simply two processes - surely even creationists can accept them?
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Post by CoffeaRobusta » Fri Apr 13, 2007 6:15 am

kotoreru nails it on the head.
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I think both

Post by Tae Jun, Yoon » Fri Apr 13, 2007 11:54 am

there were many evolution theory : mutation, natural selection and so on. But nowadays biologists think those factors can affect evolution........ ( And I think these theory can be explained by selfish gene theory)

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Post by alcyon » Sun Apr 15, 2007 3:50 pm

not much argument need to be done in this, because both are accepted theories and are supposed to work together. why should we only believe in one of them?...

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Post by dr. dugmore » Wed May 09, 2007 10:54 am

both happen. all the time, if you concider all the time every 10k years or so.


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Post by Dustfinger » Wed May 09, 2007 4:18 pm

Mutations are the basis for natural selection to take place. For selection there needs to be a variety, which is built up by genetic mutations.
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