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Evolution Rates of Tropics and Colder Places Saturday, March 17, 2007

Posted by henry000 in evolution, science.

This article gives a brief outline of a recent finding that species seem to evolve faster in the colder climates than the tropics – contrary to popular belief. By evolving faster, they mean that new species appear faster, and the extinction rate of species is also higher. This suggests, but does not directly prove, why there are more species in the warmer regions than the colder areas.



1. Greg Ausburn - Saturday, May 19, 2007

I wonder if homo sapiens can survive in Antarctica

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