Thursday, October 20, 2005

Turned On

Turned On
A revolution in the field of evolution?
H. Allen Orr (The New Yorker)
In the evo-devo view, animals still adapt to their environments by Darwin’s natural selection, but adaptation involves a different kind of genetic change from what biologists used to assume. As a result, evolutionists may need to abandon what Carroll calls their “protein-centric perspective” and look instead to the poorly understood noncoding DNA that sits between genes.

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