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Rethinking of Darwin's Evolution

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Marta López Daris is an ecologist from Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain and a MCA International Outgoing Fellow at the Instituto de Productos Naturales y Agrobiología (CSIC) where she is concluding a postdoctoral position. She has already undertaken research on rethinking Darwin's Theory of Evolution in the contemporary context. Her scientific approach is to study hunting as a force driving evolution. This way of measuring evolution is to study rapid changes in the behaviour of prey in presence of a predator. She spent 2 years in the US and 1 year in Spain comparing the evolution of predator and prey between the Bahamas and the Canary Islands. As a scientist, the IOF MC grant is helping her to improve her scientific skills and initiate strong collaborations with scientists in other parts of the world.

Type: Documentary   Reference: I-075405   Date: 27/11/2012   Duration: 02:44 Location: Santa Cruz de Tenerife  
Languages: ENGLISH,
© European Union, 2012   /   Source: EC - Audiovisual Service
Composer: Annemie Hendrikx
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