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Academic & Professional Books  Evolutionary Biology  Evolution

Evolution from the Galapagos Two Centuries after Darwin

By: Gabriel Trueba(Editor), Carlos Montúfar(Editor), Vaughan Southgate(Foreword By)
168 pages, 17 colour & 8 b/w illustrations
Publisher: Springer Nature
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Evolution from the Galapagos is a collection of the some of the most significant lectures that well-known experts presented at our two international "summits on evolution" (2005, 2009) as updated and revised chapters. The meetings took place on one of the large islands of the Galapagos archipelago (San Cristobal) at GAIAS (Galapagos Institute for the Arts and Sciences) of the Universidad San Francisco de Quito (USFQ), Ecuador.

The main goal of the two Galapagos Summits on Evolution has been to bring together scientists and graduate students engaged in the study of evolution, from life's origin to its current diversity. Because of their historical significance, the Galapagos are a unique venue for promoting comprehensive research on evolution and ecology and to make the research results available to students and teachers everywhere, but especially from developing countries. As shown by the enthusiastic attendance at both summits and the many suggestions to keep them continuing, the meetings have opened new opportunities for students from Ecuador and other Latin American countries to be inspired by some of the most brilliant minds in evolutionary science.


- Foreword

Part I: Historical Perspectives
- Darwin-Wallace paradigm shift: The ten days that failed to shake the world
- From Copernicus to Darwin

Part II: A Microbial World
- A Vestige of an RNA Apparatus with Ribozyme Capabilities Embedded and Functions within the Modern Ribosome
- Covering all the Bases: the Promise of Genome-Wide Sequence Data for Large Population Samples of Bacteria
- Role of Symbiosis in Evolution

Part III: Early Eukaryotes
- The Evolutionary Origin of Animals and Fungi
- Written in stone: The fossil record of early eukaryotes
- Endosymbiosis in the origin of eukaryotes
- Symbiogenetics: Proposal for a new science

Part IV: A Planet of Animals and Plants
- Epochal change: sweltering climate at the Paleocene/Eocene boundary (55 million years ago)
- Speciation and evolution of Darwin's finches
- Ecological Selection and the Evolution of Body Size and Sexual Size Dimorphism in the Galapagos Flightless Cormorant


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By: Gabriel Trueba(Editor), Carlos Montúfar(Editor), Vaughan Southgate(Foreword By)
168 pages, 17 colour & 8 b/w illustrations
Publisher: Springer Nature
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