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AIDS Acquired immune deficiency syndrome or acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS or Aids) is a collection of symptoms and infections resulting from the specific damage to the immune system caused by the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) in humans, and similar viruses in other species ( more

G. Ledyard Stebbins

G. Ledyard Stebbins George Ledyard Stebbins, Jr. (January 6 1906 – January 19 2000 ) was an American botanist and geneticist who is widely regarded as one of the leading evolutionary biologists and botanists of the 20th century. Stebbins received his Ph.D. in botany from Harvard Uni more


Uranium Uranium () is a white/black metal lic chemical element in the actinide series of the periodic table that has the symbol U and atomic number 92. It has 92 proton s and electron s, 6 of them valence electron s. It can have between 141 and 146 neutron s, with 143 and 146 in its most co more

Alfred Russel Wallace

Alfred Russel Wallace Alfred Russel Wallace OM , FRS (8 January 1823 – 7 November 1913 ) was a British naturalist , explorer , geographer , anthropologist and biologist . He did extensive fieldwork first in the Amazon River basin, and then in the Malay Archipelago , where he identifie more


Evolution In biology , evolution is a change in the inherited traits of a population from one generation to the next. These traits are the expression of gene s that are copied and passed on to offspring during reproduction . Mutation s in these genes can produce new or altered traits, res more

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