Evolution's final frontiers

Dawkins, R and Miller, K and de Waal, F and Fortey, R and Stringer, C and Eldredge, N and Pinker, S and Wills, C and Miller, G and Szathmdry, E and Cronin, H and Morgan, E and Kauffman, S and Conway Morris, S. (2009) Evolution's final frontiers. NEW SCIENTIST, 201 (2693). 41–43.

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Abstract

The article presents the views of some evolutionary biologists on the biggest gaps remaining in Charles Darwin's evolutionary theory. Richard Dawkins said that there are no basic "gaps" in the theory of evolution which had proven to be a remarkably flexible scientific framework, accommodating new data and even new fields of science, like molecular genetics. However, Niles Eldredge claimed that what is missing is the ecological context in which selection operates.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: POP
Subjects: 04 - Palaeobiology
99 - Other
Divisions: 99 - Other
Journal or Publication Title: NEW SCIENTIST
Volume: 201
Page Range: 41–43
Depositing User: Sarah Humbert
Date Deposited: 27 Jun 2012 13:35
Last Modified: 23 Jul 2013 10:04
URI: http://eprints.esc.cam.ac.uk/id/eprint/2543

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