Evidence for contemporary evolution during Darwin's lifetime

@article{Hart2010EvidenceFC,
  title={Evidence for contemporary evolution during Darwin's lifetime},
  author={Adam G. Hart and Richard Stafford and Angela L. Smith and Anne E. Goodenough},
  journal={Current Biology},
  year={2010},
  volume={20}
}
Darwin's On the Origin of Species[1] introduced the world to the most fundamental concept in biological sciences - evolution. However, in the 150 years following publication of his seminal work, much has been made of the fact that Darwin was missing at least one crucial link in his chain of evidence - he had no evidence for contemporary evolution through natural selection. Indeed, as one commentator noted on the centenary of the publication of Origin, "Had Darwin observed industrial melanism he… Expand
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