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Evolution demo

  1. Nov 9, 2011 #1
    For those interested in Evolutionary Biology, you may find this interesting.

    If you use the Opera browser, you may know about their downloadable widgets. (They had a programming competition recently and lots more were added.) The widgets are simple app's, usually very small in size.

    This http://widgets.opera.com/widget/27152/" is a great little demo of evolution and is fascinating to watch. Sometime when you run it, all the species die out. Other times it goes on for hours, with each generation exhibiting interesting changes.

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    not really a simulation, but a detailed, interactive description of some of the molecular processes:

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