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Evolution or extinction

Richard Kenneth Curtis

Evolution or extinction

the choice before us : a systems approach to the study of the future

by Richard Kenneth Curtis

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Published by Pergamon Press in Oxford [Oxfordshire], New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social values,
  • Human ecology,
  • System theory,
  • Forecasting

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Richard K. Curtis.
    SeriesSystems science and world order library.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHM216 .C87 1982
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii, 447 p. ;
    Number of Pages447
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3487964M
    ISBN 100080279333, 0080279325
    LC Control Number82007596

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    A controversial but popular extinction theory was proposed in the s by physicist Luis Alvarez and his geologist son Walter. They found a larger than normal amount of iridium in samples of sedimentary layers between rocks of Late Cretaceous and Early Tertiary time and concluded that the iridium came from outer space, most likely from an. Evolution since Coding: Cradles, Halos, Barrels, and Wings describes genesis of metabolism, transcription, translation, cell structure, eukaryotic complexity, LUCA (the last universal common (cellular) ancestor), the great divergence of archaea and bacteria, LECA (the last eukaryotic common ancestor), extinction, and cancer in very simple ways.

      Book: The sixth extinction. Where evolution slowly changes the biological make-up, a catastrophic event can make all that adaptation irrelevant, subsequently impoverishing genetic capital. Humans are not only causing a mass extinction – we are also the biggest force in the evolution of the species that will survive, says Michael Le Page Read more CHAPTER 6: EXTINCTION.


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