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Author Topic:   Dawkins - The Greatest Show on Earth
Richard Townsend
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Message 16 of 18 (524603)
09-17-2009 6:55 PM
Reply to: Message 6 by Straggler
09-16-2009 8:25 AM


Re: Dawkins - The Greatest Show on Earth
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Fair enough. Which were the interesting experiments mentioned?
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Experiments on natural selection in guppies were pretty interesting. And taming of foxes. Also he gives a lot of information on Lenski's experiments which I found very interesting.


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Message 17 of 18 (524605)
09-17-2009 7:14 PM
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09-17-2009 6:55 PM


Re: Dawkins - The Greatest Show on Earth
I'm assuming he talks about this:

?

If so, that gives me reason to pick up the book alone - that experiment has fascinated me since I first heard of it and I'd like to read Dawkins' take on it!


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Richard Townsend
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09-17-2009 7:25 PM
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Re: Dawkins - The Greatest Show on Earth
yep, those are the fellers

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