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Theory of Evolution
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Nasir al-Din al-Tusi, develops an evolution theory
Genus and Ray concept developed by John Ray
Carolus Linnaeus comes up w/ system to classify living organisms
James Burnett suggest humans came from primates
James Hutton proposed geological theory of graualism
Comte de Buffon suggests things living change as time goes on
Erasmus Darwin publishes "Zoonomia; or, the Laws of Organic Life"
George Cuvier, first to document extinction of anceint animals
Charles Lyell pushes for the idea of uniformitarianism/ publishes "Principles of Geology"
Cro-Magnon, early modern humans, remains found in France.
Neaderthal remains found in Spy, Belgium
Lucy is discovered in Hadar, Ethiopia
Human Genome sequenced
Allan Winston and Marie-Claire King prove humans share about 99% of DNA w/ chimps
Brenner, Crick, Jacob, Monod discover mRNA
Franklin, Crick, and Watson work out 3D structure of DNA
Thomas Hunt Morgan comes up with chromosome theory of heredity
Gregor Medal - Pea Plant experiments, came up with basic principle of heredity
Immanuel Kant, came up with concept similar to descent
Fossils in Morocco found dating back 300,000 years ago, suggesting modern humans were more widespread than thought
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