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Detective Work in the West Indies: Integrating Historical and Experimental Approaches to Study Island Lizard Evolution
(American Institute of Biological Sciences, 2007)
Evolutionary biology is a historical science, like astronomy and geology. Understanding how and why evolution has occurred requires synthesizing multiple lines of inquiry. Historical studies, such as those that estimate ...
Intercontinental Community Convergence of Ecology and Morphology in Desert Lizards
(The Royal Society of London, 2006)
Evolutionary ecologists have long debated the extent to which communities in similar environments but different geographic regions exhibit convergence. On the one hand, if species' adaptations and community structure are ...