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Chapter 14-15 true/false
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Fossils, although interesting, do not actually provide evidence of evolution.
Biogeography is the study of why certain species live in certain areas
In the sequence of hypothesized events leading to the evil atop. Of eukaryotes, prokaryotes appeared first.
Miller and Urey constructed a chamber containing the hypothetical atmosphere of early Earth, input energy in the form of a spark, and the chamber produced simple prokaryotic cells.
The purpose of the covered flashed in Francesco Redi's 1668 experiment was to trap flies inside the flask with the meat.
It is difficult to infer details about the behavior of extinct animals, but in the effort, trace fossils are more helpful than fossils preserved in amber.
Natural selection is based on the concepts of excess reproduction, variation, inheritance, Andre advantages of certain traits.
Homologous structures indicate a shared ancestry, while vestigial structures do not.
A vestigial structure in 1 organism ca. Be defined As a reproduced form of a functional structure in another organism
Embryos of different organisms exhibit homologous structure during certain phases of development that become totally different structures in adult forms. This indicates that organisms evolved from different ancestors.
A preserved dinosaur footprint is an example of a trace fossil.
More than 99% of all the species that have ever lived are extinct.
Earth was a molten body when it first formed about 1.4 billion years ago.
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