Biogeography: Understanding where things live and why

It may not seem intuitive, but biogeography, the study of where organisms live and why they live there, is very consistent with the theory of evolution. However, there is an abundance of uncertainty in understanding how life has spread across the globe, and it may surprise those who accept evolution to learn that in some …

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Transitional fossils: Are there any, really?

Perhaps the most damning criticism of Charles Darwin's theory of evolution by natural selection was based on fossils. If organisms evolve such that their descendants adopt radically different forms than their ancestors, why don't we see evidence of this in the fossil record? As if on cue, two years after Darwin outlined his theory in …

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