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Asal Nazi
Professor Jorjie Arden
Anthropology 101
Feb 18, 2008

1. Is it important to you, personally, to know about human evolution? Why or why not?

Yes, Human evolution is the part of biological evolution concerning the emergence of humans as a distinct species from other primates. It is the subject of a broad scientific inquiry that seeks to understand and describe how this change occurred. The study of human evolution encompasses many scientific disciplines, most notably physical anthropology, linguistics and genetics. A study of the evolution of the human is necessary for the understanding of his cultural needs. Human evolution helps to understand ones purpose, open minded enough to hear and come up with different conclusion, theories, and hypothesis.

2. Can you think of other examples of an artificial and natural selections other than the ones discussed in this chapter? For an example what traits have been selected for? In the case of natural selection what was the selective agents?

Artificial Selection on dogs, example of a breed where curly coat is desired, the source of variation in trait, mutation gives rise to a curly coat in a certain dog. The curly coat genes which have arisen by mutations are good examples of gain of function mutations. Natural Selection for antibiotic resistance in strep bacteria, Source of variation in trait, mutation gives raise a small proportion of bacteria resistant to the antibiotic. Genes conferring bacterial resistance can also be transferred from one species of bacteria to anther through one of several ways. The agent of selection in natural selection is the presence of antibiotic in the bacteria’s environment- individual’s…...

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