New gene pools are generated in every generation, and evolution takes place because the successful individuals produced by these gene pools give rise to the next generation.
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Ernst Mayr Quotes
The major novelty of my theory was its claim that the most rapid evolutionary change...
According to the concept of transformational evolution, first clearly articulated by Lamarck, evolution consists of...
Indeed, I was unable to find any evidence whatsoever of the occurrence of a drastic...
As a consequence, geneticists described evolution simply as a change in gene frequencies in populations,...
In Earth, among millions of lineages or organisms and perhaps 50 billion speciation events, only...
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.
All I claimed was that when a drastic change occurs, it occurs in a relatively...
Evolution thus is merely contingent on certain processes articulated by Darwin: variation and selection.