Science In The 1800's

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The modern synthesis is the explanation for the evolution of continuously varying traits that combines the theory and empirical evidence of both Mendelian genetics and Darwinism (Boyd and Silk 2015: glossary A9). Science in the 1800’s had made some fantastic new discoveries. A man named Charles Darwin and Gregor Mendel. Darwin managed to figure out how natural selection works and why species tend to change over time. Darwin’s theory of the three postulates helped explain how species change. Mendel on the other hand was a scientist that studied plants and while studying plants had figured out how inheritance works. When Mendel figured out how inheritance works on pea plants the same process could work on how humans were evolved.
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