6 edition of Quantifying the evolution of early life found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||Marc Laflamme, James D. Schiffbauer, Stephen Q. Dornbos, editors|
|Series||Topics in geobiology -- v. 36, Topics in geobiology -- v. 36.|
|LC Classifications||QE721.2.E85 Q36 2011|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xx, 462 p. :|
|Number of Pages||462|
|ISBN 10||9789400706798, 9789400706804|
|LC Control Number||2011921512|
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Some of the topics covered include mathematical functions, probability, regression and data fitting, Markov models, and basic discrete and continuous dynamical systems. The evolutionary history of life on Earth traces the processes by which living and fossil organisms evolved, from the earliest emergence of life to the present.
Earth formed about billion years (Ga) ago and evidence suggests life emerged prior to Ga. (Although there is some evidence of life as early as to Ga, it remains controversial due to the possible non-biological.
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Evolution in organisms occurs through changes in heritable traits—the inherited characteristics of an organism. In humans, for example, eye colour is an inherited characteristic and an individual might inherit the "brown-eye trait" from one of their parents.
Inherited traits are controlled by genes and the complete set of genes within an organism's genome (genetic material) is called. Starting with early endeavors to catalog the diversity of life, we follow the development of Darwin’s theory of evolution as an explanation of the origin of the diversity of life.
Evolution is considered in regards to the evidence found in both living creatures and in fossils to better understand this theory. a result of early-life selection (V edder and Bouwhuis ). Conditions experienced later in life, however, might aﬀect between-individual diﬀerences as individuals are ageing.
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The first part focuses on numerical methods while the second concentrates on technological approaches. Secondly, it may be that early desertion or low parental effort is only observed in one sex (males in Fig. 1b), and then only at low care durations: as the period of care required by offspring increases, so the opportunities for that sex to reduce its relative effort decrease.
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