Links of Interest

"Furthermore, I am convinced that Natural Selection has been the main but

 not exclusive means of modification."  -The last sentance of the introduction to          Darwin's "On the Origin of Species"

"All available evidence supports the central conclusions of evolutionary theory,            that life on Earth has evolved and that species share common ancestors.                    Biologists are not arguing about these conclusions. But they are trying to figure          out how evolution happens, and that's not an easy job." -Berkely University

I was taught over and over again that the accumulation of random mutations led to evolutionary change - led to new species. I believed it until I looked for evidence- Lynn Margulis

Denis Noble's discussion on the Modern Synthesis (random mutation), Darwin, Lamarck, etc.


Bacteria intentionally edit their own DNA, which are then passed down to future generations: Quanta Magazine