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Record number 409894
Title Evolutionary Genetics: Evolution with Foresight
Author(s) Salverda, M.L.M.; Visser, J.A.G.M. de
Source Current Biology 21 (2011)10. - ISSN 0960-9822 - p. r398 - r400.
Department(s) Laboratory of Genetics
Publication type Refereed Article in a scientific journal
Publication year 2011
Keyword(s) asexual populations - fitness landscapes - escherichia-coli - evolvability - adaptation - mutations - virus
Abstract Evolution has no foresight, but produces ad hoc solutions by tinkering with available variation. A new study demonstrates how evolution nevertheless prepares organisms for the future by increasing their evolvability.
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