what are the evidences of evolution?

Asked by  | 17th Feb, 2014, 04:50: PM

Expert Answer:

(i)Comparison of the DNA sequences of organisms has revealed that organisms phylogenetically close have a higher degree of DNA sequence similarity than organisms that are phylogenetically distant.
 
(ii)Evidence of organisms prior to the development of hard body parts such as shells, bones and teeth is especially scarce, but exists in the form of ancient fossils, as well as impressions of various soft-bodied organisms.
 
(iii)Evolution with common descent provides the best and most thorough explanation for a variety of facts concerning the geographical distribution of plants and animals across the world.

Answered by  | 18th Feb, 2014, 08:43: AM

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