First Question, What Came First, the Chicken or the Egg? From Jenn R.

Here is the first post of my new blog, Bios.
If you like it, let me know. You could even follow it.

Bios

So, was it the chicken or the egg?

Really.

The vast majority of the world’s Biologists believe that species evolved from other species and the chicken/egg question is a great springboard to launch our sorry asses to this subject. How does evolution work?

The first thing you need to know is that evolution happens to populations of species not to individuals.

But what happens to individuals?

Mutations?

Queue in zombie apocalypse or X-men at this point and, of course, I will implore you wipe such images to the side for the time being.  A mutation is a change in a gene. Most of the time, they don’t change anything, sometimes they are lethal, sometimes, they change the way something on the organism works such as eye color or clearing a substance out of your body, etc, etc.

When there are two or more ways that trait can be expressed, there…

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