TITLE

LAMARCK'S LAST LAUGH

AUTHOR(S)
Ruvinsky, Jessica
PUB. DATE
November 2006
SOURCE
Discover;Nov2006, Vol. 27 Issue 11, p37
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article compares Charles Darwin's and Jean-Baptiste Lamarck's theories of evolution. According to Lamarck, organisms evolve because the environment changes an organism and future generations inherit that change. Darwin believed in natural selection. The article discusses biologist August Weismann and the influence environmental surrounding has on heredity.
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22912445

 

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