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  Although our evolutionary heritage has saddled us with some significant health problems, in the long run it has served us well…
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  Variation drives the evolution of individuals But what happens to that variation at the level of the population?
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  History of Ornithology
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  The 1918 Flu 1 – a conspiracy of Silence
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  Life History 1 We envy birds their ability to soar above the mundane concerns of our daily lives
  Coloniality Are the robins we see in our front yard every year the same robins? They could very well be the same individuals
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  Germ Theory
  Although our evolutionary heritage has saddled us with some significant health problems, in the long run it has served us well…
  In our last lecture, we looked at the ways that trade, travel, technology and agriculture can provide new habitats and new dispersal routes for microbes
  The Evolutionary Arms Race Remember the Red Queen in Alice in Wonderland?
  The 1918 Flu 2 The Philadelphia Story
  The 1918 Flu 1 – a conspiracy of Silence
  So say the Laws of Manu, an ancient Brahmin text on moral conduct Man is a moral animal…
  Pandora's Box Remember the legend of Pandora's Box?
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  History of Ornithology Francis of Assisi
  First specimen was a single feather imprint in a slab of Solnhofen limestone Uncovered in a Bavarian quarry and acquired by Hermann von Meyer
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  Dinosaurs 3 Several morphological features suggest dinosaurs relied on visual displays for communication, like modern animals
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  Global Climate Change 2 The Earth is a dynamic system
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  Belief in evolution was widespread before Charles Darwin
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  In our last lecture, we watched our distant ancestors descend from the trees into a brave new world, filled with new evolutionary challenges
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  Before Darwin, scientists believed that all life had been specially created Once created, organisms could not change
  Environmental Racism in Louisiana Don’t Drink the Water !!
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  Migration Why do birds migrate?
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  The Germ of Laziness
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  Physiology II metabolic furnace of birds burns brightly
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  Darwinian revolution removed man from the center of creation, as the Copernican revolution had removed the Earth from the center of the universe
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  Autoimmunity Self Versus Self Christopher Columbus was a pioneer in more ways than one
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  Phylum Nematoda Kingdom Animalia
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  The 1918 Flu 3 The Search for the Virus
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  Cells to Organisms 3 Eukaryotic cell was a giant leap forward in the early history of life
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  Old World to New
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  Humans as a species should fall under the logistic model of population growth Logistic model assumes
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  The Germ of Laziness
  Death by Chocolate There’s something romantic about riding on a train…
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  Kingdom Plantae Plants are more like us than you might think
  Belief in evolution was widespread before
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  Global Atmospheric Change
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  Id is nothing new latest attempt to put a modern face on some very old ideas is old wine in new bottles…
  The mystery of life itself… We each spend our own lifetimes trying to answer that question in our own way
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  Human Evolution In the Origin of Species, Darwin goes out of his way to avoid mentioning human evolution
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  The Discovery of Time
  The Discovery of Time We have made great progress in discovering the history of life on Earth
  Origin of Life 3 How could a system as complex as a living cell get started?
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  Population Regulation There are many limiting factors in nature that regulate the growth of populations
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  Thomas Robert Malthus born in 1766 near Guilford England (Albury Parish, Surrey) Second son of seven children
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  Evolution is constrained it has to run in certain channels Evolution always has to work with whatever is already in place
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