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How is microevolution random?

Genetic drift is the process of microevolution that describes the random fluctuations in the frequency of alleles within a population. Variants of genes (alleles) will become more or less numerous in a population if, by random chance, more copies of certain genes are passed on to the offspring generation. What makes evolution random? Evolution is Click here to continue reading…

Why do roman helmets have plumes?

The plumes allowed an in battle “I am here” signal, essentially. Unlike the Greeks who pretty much used them as a way to make their warriors look taller and more imposing, the plumes of the Romans were designed for practicality as is essential in a standing professional army. What is the purpose of a plume Click here to continue reading…