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Author Topic:   MACROevolution vs MICROevolution - what is it?
Nuggin
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Message 40 of 908 (395447)
04-16-2007 2:58 PM
Reply to: Message 39 by jjsemsch
04-16-2007 2:49 PM


Re: Bump for jjsemsch
Both are "mechanisms" of evolution.

Mutation introduces new genes.
Natural selection changes gene frequency over time.


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Nuggin
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Message 46 of 908 (395470)
04-16-2007 5:37 PM
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04-16-2007 3:55 PM


Re: Bump for jjsemsch
You misunderstand what I mean when I say "new genes"

Yes, one translation of that would be this - "entirely new genes"
However, new variations on existing genes is more representative of what I am talking about.

When Ford introduces a "new car", its a variation on previous cars. I assume you don't show up at the Ford dealer every Presidents' day feeling underwhelmed.


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