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Evolution not completely random according to an experiment

  1. Nov 13, 2008 #1
    Evolution mutations not completely random according to an experiment

    I wondered for a while where to post this link, but since it will probably provoke questions on the origins of this new guiding mechanism of evolution, i decided it had to land here(it will be a matter of time till someone raises the question "Do proteins have a mind of their own?"). Here is the link to an experiment carried out in the Chemistry Department of Princeton University :


    http://www.princeton.edu/main/news/archive/S22/60/95O56/index.xml?section=topstories



    What are your thoughts?
     
    Last edited: Nov 14, 2008
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  3. Nov 14, 2008 #2

    Mapes

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  4. Mar 24, 2010 #3
    It looks like they invented the wheel.

    The non-randomness of the process of evolution has been accepted by science for a long time. Nature has been doing her own 'experiments' which merely need to be observed.

    You might enjoy this book:
    "Inside the Human Genome" by John C. Avise
     
  5. Mar 24, 2010 #4

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    The OP is no longer a member here, so this thread is closed.
     
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