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Evolution and the Fossil Record

Posted by arleneteng on December 2, 2009 at 4:51 AM

by John Pojeta, Jr. and Dale A. Springer


Evolution is one of the fundamental underlying concepts of science. This powerful theory explains such phenomena as the history of life as preserved in the fossil record; the genetic, molecular and physical similarities and differences among organisms; and the geographic distribution of organisms today and in the past. Indeed, evolution forms the foundation of modern biology and paleontology and is well documented by evidence from a variety of scientific disciplines.


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