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A History of Ideas

This video presents milestones in the history of evolutionary thought, highlighting the contributions of key Harvard figures including: Asa Gray, Ernst Mayr, Stephen Jay Gould, Richard Lewontin and E. O. Wilson.

 

 

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Current Research

This video samples a wide range of contemporary researchers and research projects in evolutionary biology.

 

 

 
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Assembling the Tree of Life

This video provides an overview of new and on-going research at Harvard’s Museum of Comparative Zoology dedicated to assembling an evolutionary tree of life.

 

 
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Scott Edwards, Ornithologist

Harvard Professor and Curator, Scott Edwards, takes us into the field and behind-the-scenes in the ornithology collection at the Museum of Comparative Zoology in this video about his research on the evolutionary biology of birds.

 
 
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Chris Marx, Microbiologist

This video profiles exciting new research by Harvard Professor Christopher Marx, who is conducting experiments that guide and track evolutionary change in the microscopic world of bacteria.