Question: evolution is an accepted biological process that remains poorly understood...
Evolution is an accepted biological process that remains poorly understood by the wider public. A source of this confusion is a misunderstanding of the very mechanism that drives evolution of populations over time.
a. What is the basic mechanism of evolution and how does it occur?
b. Why would you expect to see a greater resilience and also potential change in sexually reproducing organisms compared to asexually producing ones?
c. What are two selection patterns? Give scenarios to explain each?
d. What are the two types of evolution and how could we measure each?
e. What are four factors that can lead to speciation?