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