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Charles Darwing and The Theory of Evolution

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In order to understand biology you first need to understand Evolution. Theodosius Dobzhansky a preeminent scientist once stated, “Nothing in biology makes sense except in the light of evolution.” The only scientific explanation for the variety of life on earth is Evolution. It explains the abundance of remarkable similitude qualities in different forms of life, the alterations that occur within populations, and the establishment of new life forms. Teaching and learning about evolution has immense functional, logical and utilitarian value that extends beyond understanding life on earth. The principles of evolution are the basics that began enhancements in crops, livestock, and farming techniques. Understanding evolution is also central to the advancement of medicine. Another part of evolution called Natural selection accounts for the rise in pests that are invulnerable to pesticides we use.
You could say that Charles Darwin has influenced our knowledge of life on Earth more than anyone else. He is an English naturalist who was born in Shrewsbury, England, on February 2, 1809 and lived till 1882. His father, Robert Waring Darwin was a physician and his grandfather on his dad’s side the famous Erasmus Darwin was also a physician, as well as an admired writer and naturalist. In October 1825 Darwin went to Edinburgh University where his grandfather studied to study medicine with a view to becoming a physician. He soon realized that he does not like the study of medicine and could not bear the sight of blood or suffering. So here changed schools and went to Cambridge to become a clergyman. Then he soon noticed he would like to be a naturalist. His theory of evolution by natural selection is what he is best known for today and is ...

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