Evolution

[Revised entry by Roberta L. Millstein on August 25, 2017. Changes to: 0] Evolution in its contemporary meaning in biology typically refers to the changes in the proportions of biological types in
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[Revised entry by Roberta L. Millstein on August 25, 2017. Changes to: 0] Evolution in its contemporary meaning in biology typically refers to the changes in the proportions of biological types in a population over time (see the entry on the concept of evolution to 1872 for earlier meanings). As evolution is too large of a topic to address thoroughly in one entry, the primary goal of this entry is to serve as a broad overview of contemporary issues in evolution with links to other entries where more in-depth discussion can be found....

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