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Medical Does mutation occur due to quantum procees?

  1. Oct 20, 2011 #1
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  3. Oct 20, 2011 #2

    Ryan_m_b

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    Quantum effects have their part to play in evolution through standard chemical effects. However this theory is crazy. It basically suggests that mutations in DNA exist in a state of superposition and collapse to a mutation more favourable by natural selection. This is definitely not the case as it would require the collapse to some how be influenced by the future phenome of the future offspring, which is total bunk.
     
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