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Re: [humanism-174] The "Black Queen Hypothesis"

From: Tim C.
Sent on: Friday, May 11, 2012 1:38 PM
Stuff that evo does not need in order for an organism to survive and reproduce can be discarded or remain as vestigial traits! We lost our tails, but we kept our appendix!
Tim
 
 
In a message dated 5/11/2012 1:32:24 P.M. Eastern Daylight Time, [address removed] writes:

Strange...

"People often think about evolution as leading to more and more complex organisms, and that's often, but not always, the case... Sometimes organisms evolve to become simpler if that saves time or energy."

http://phys.org/news/2012-05-queen-spades-key-evolutionary-hypothesis.html





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