Category Archives: Evo Devo

Markets, Mutation, and Mathematics: Why Evolution Is Counter-Intuitive

The counter-intuitiveness of natural selection is a big reason why people find evolution difficult to comprehend. But so is the natural history
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An Evo-Devo Kerfuffle

In the May edition of Evolution, Hopi Hoekstra and Jerry Coyne have an interesting commentary, “The Locus of Evolution: Evo Devo and the Genetics of Adaptation.” They raise two points about “evo devo” (the fusion of developmental and evolutionary biology) that have always bothered me.
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Posted in E. coli, Evo Devo, Evolution, Microbiology | 2 Comments