extended evolutionary synthesis

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As a recipient of an $8.7 million grant from a foundation promoting the advancement of science and philosophy, Indiana University will serve as part of the world’s largest coordinated project on the study of evolutionary biology. Armin Moczek, a professor in the IU Bloomington College of Arts and Sciences’ Department of Biology, and colleagues at […]

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The concepts originally laid out in Charles Darwin’s “On the Origin of Species” in 1859 continue to serve as a major foundation for the modern theory of evolutionary biology. In recent decades, however, biologists in previously overlooked fields such as developmental biology and ecology have made discoveries that extend the basic principles upon which Darwin’s […]