Christopher X J. Jensen
Associate Professor, Pratt Institute

Evolution 2014: Students can watch fly populations evolve in a matter of weeks

Posted 20 Jun 2014 / 0


Julie Noor of Duke University shows how a very simple classroom experiment in fly breeding to the F3 generation can force students to answer the following question in the affirmative:

“Have you ever seen evolution actually occurring?”

It is powerful when students are able to report that they have seen “evolution in action”.

A Minor Post, Conferences, Natural Selection, Population Genetics, Society for the Study of Evolution

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