TITLE

The Origins of Larvae

AUTHOR(S)
Williamson, Donald I.; Vickers, Sonya E.
PUB. DATE
November 2007
SOURCE
American Scientist;Nov/Dec2007, Vol. 95 Issue 6, p509
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a scientific explanation on the origins of larvae. It discusses the evolutionary theory of scientist Charles Darwin on the Origin of Species. The Darwinian theory is a metaphor as to the life evolution of a tree. Its branches and bifurcation indicate the diversity of life. Niles Eldredge and Stephen Jay Gould introduced a concept in contrast with the branching tree concept of Darwin in 1972. The fertilization of species in larval transfer is a phenomena that fuses genomes in sexual animals. Larval transfer explains the fusion of two genomes namely bacteria and atmospheric oxygen, according to Lynn Margulis of the University of Massachusetts.
ACCESSION #
27026272

 

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