Heredity, Natural Selection, and Evolution

Highlights of Evolution

What scientific disciplines provide evidence for evolution?

Although information from any area of natural science is relevant to the study of evolution, several in particular directly support the work of Darwin and Wallace. Paleobiology, geology, and organic chemistry provide insight on how living organisms have evolved. Ecology, genetics, and molecular biology also demonstrate how living species are currently changing in response to their environments and therefore undergoing evolution.

Scientists give skulls like these as strong evidence that humans have evolved over time in contrast to creationists, who believe that we have always existed in our current form.


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