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||Prof.Dr. MEHMET SOMEL
A course on the basic concepts of evolution of organisms; theory of natural selection, cosmic evolution and origin of life. The evidence for evolution (from biogeography, taxonomy, comparative anatomy, embryology, biochemistry and palaeontology), the mechanism of evolution (mutation, migration, natural selection, genetic drift) and the speciation process and products of evolution (plants and animals) are the main titles to be covered.