Evolutionary Biology

Malthus Under a Microscope

Melinda M. Mueller

Mueller, M. (2007). Malthus Under a Microscope: Using the soil nematode Caenorhabditis elegans to test Darwin’s premises about populations. The American Biology Teacher, 69(4), 219-225.

Students cultivated C. elegans, measured C. elegans population over time to gain deeper understanding of Darwin’s premises about populations, such as natural selection.

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