About the Exhibit

Explore Evolution investigates evolutionary principles in organisms ranging from the smallest to the largest. The project focuses on seven research projects that have made a major contribution to our understanding of evolution. The new permanent interactive exhibit galleries give visitors an opportunity to experience how scientists conduct research on evolution. This exhibit features the work of the following scientists:

Charles Wood on the rapid evolution of HIV.
Sherilyn Fritz and Edward Theriot on the emergence of a new diatom species in the fossil record.
Cameron Currie on farmer ants and their coevolving partners.
Kenneth Kaneshiro on sexual selection among Hawaiian flies.
Rosemary and Peter Grant on Galápagos finches.
Svante Pääbo and Henrik Kaessmann on the genetic ties between humans and chimps.
Philip Gingerich on fossil discoveries of walking whales.

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