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What is Lamarckism?

Lamarck give the idea that an organism can pass on characteristics that it acquired during its lifetime to its offspring. Also known as heritability.
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What did LaMarck do?

Jean-Baptiste LaMarck's evolution theories included soft inheritance, Lamarckism. The idea that an organism can pass on characteristics it acquired during it's lifetime onto i (MORE)

What means lamarckism?

Lamarck give the idea that an organism can pass on their characteristics that it have acquired during its lifetime to its offspring. Also known as heritability of acquired cha (MORE)
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What is Lamarck famous for?

Lamarck was one of the first scientist to suggest the idea of evolution, well, not really evolution but he recognized that organisms will change over time, will adapt to their (MORE)

What did Lamarck propose?

Lamarck put two ideas into his theory of evolution thought to be true in his time. 1. Use and disuse - people lose characteristics they don't use and keep the other ones . (MORE)

What are lamarcks ideas?

Lamarck knew evolution was happening, his inaccuracies are in how he explained it. The first part of his theory is known as "use it or lose it" today. He said that use makes (MORE)

Was lamarck proven right or wrong and how?

Lamarck's theory of evolution is mostly not accepted by the scientific community today. It was complex, with many smaller pieces that may be true, but his major premise, that (MORE)

How did Lamarcks ideas differ from Darwins?

 Lamarck believed an individual organism acquired traits during its  lifetime and passed those traits on to its offspring. He lacked  support for his ideas. Darwin documen (MORE)