Raising 2,000 generations of bacteria may have solved this great debate in biology

Raising 2,000 generations of bacteria may have solved this great debate in biology

Since the dawn of genetics in the early 20th century, biologists have debated if evolution is more driven by random mutations or by the original diversity in the gene pool. Having many genetic alternatives to choose from can make natural selection much faster in the beginning, but do the genetic mutations that occur over time …

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