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Punctuated equilibrium is commonly contrasted against the theory of phyletic gradualism, which states that evolution generally occurs uniformly and by the steady and gradual transformation of whole lineages

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from the Guardian

Mystery bird: barred eagle-owl, Bubo sumatranus

hahahaha Oh grumpy cat Click here to download Download whole gallery "Who am I?" - Cat Click here to download Download whole gallery Juvenile Barred Eagle owl: Resident of lowland forests of the South Pacific. Click here to download Download whole gallery

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Beautiful creation, so complex...think of the human eye. Did evolution, natural selection, punctuated equilibrium really cause it to happen...? REALLY???

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from The Atlantic

Punctuated Equilibrium

Punctuated Equilibrium: Will autocorrect save the apostrophe, and slow language’s evolution? The Atlantic

Does evolutionary theory need a rethink? : Nature News & Comment (8 Oct 2014). See also: http://www.geneticliteracyproject.org/2014/10/28/can-evolution-can-be-explained-by-genes-alone/

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Schemochromes: the physics of structural plumage colors

I love talking about the electromagnetic spectrum. There is so much more to it than visible light... and electromagnetic radiation is so darned useful.

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