Evolution is the change in the inherited characteristics of biological populations over successive generations. Evolutionary processes give rise to diversity at every level of biological organisation, including species, individual organisms and molecules such as DNA and proteins.

See also Science.

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The Selfish Gene
The Origin of Species
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The Ancestor's Tale: A Pilgrimage to the Dawn of Evolution
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Why Evolution Is True
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