According to the concept of transformational evolution, first clearly articulated by Lamarck, evolution consists of the gradual transformation of organisms from one condition of existence to another.
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I had found again and again that the most aberrant population of a species -...
I did not claim that speciation occurs only in founder populations.
The major novelty of my theory was its claim that the most rapid evolutionary change...
Evolution thus is merely contingent on certain processes articulated by Darwin: variation and selection.
As a consequence, geneticists described evolution simply as a change in gene frequencies in populations,...
New gene pools are generated in every generation, and evolution takes place because the successful...
All I claimed was that when a drastic change occurs, it occurs in a relatively...
In Earth, among millions of lineages or organisms and perhaps 50 billion speciation events, only...
Indeed, I was unable to find any evidence whatsoever of the occurrence of a drastic...