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By Noam Lahav (auth.), Solomon P. Wasser (eds.)
Evolution is the main profound of human principles integrating all traditional phenomena: cosmic, organic, and cultural right into a non-stop common switch. This quantity bargains with evolutionary observations, experiments, and theories contributing to a deeper realizing of the evolutionary approach, th honoring the seventy five birthday of Eviatar (Eibi) Nevo. I first met Eibi in 1966 whilst he was once a Fellow within the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard college and dealing totally on cricket frog vocalization and speciation within the usa. His distinct discovery of pipid fossil frogs within the Israeli Early Cretaceous, primary Negev, is probably the most important international selection of historic fossil frogs. Our acquaintance constructed into mutual friendship and admiration. considering then our long-lasting friendship has incorporated a trip to Israel, allowing me to stick to Eibi's significant medical achievements, specifically, his founding of the Institute of Evolution within the college of Haifa and now the pending institution of the foreign Graduate university of Evolution. The learn application of Eibi Nevo, in collaboration with quite a few colleagues and scholars in Israel and internationally, encompasses various views of evolutionary biology and biodiversity of genes, populations, species, and ecosystems integrating modem and classical evolutionary ways, molecular and organismal. They take care of version organisms in all varieties from micro organism via vegetation, fungi, animals, and people carried out over neighborhood, neighborhood, and worldwide scales.