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The study of evolution is changing - is that a good thing?

Evolutionary biology today is a messy patchwork of several loosely connected subfields. Image: Unsplash/Suzanne D. Williams

Erik Svensson

Professor (Evolutionary Ecology Unit, Department of Biology), Lund University


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Microbes in a petri dish.
How microbes develop resistance to antibiotics is evolution in action. Image: Pexels/ Edward Jenner

An adult and baby whale in the water.
The transmission of information between generations can influence a species’ evolution. Image: Pexels/Pixabay

A dragonfly close-up/
Organisms influence – and are influenced by – natural selection. Image: Unsplash/ Jude Infantini

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