Friday, May 19, 2006


Evolution in a Flask

Rice University biologists, using an ingenious experiment that forced bacteria to compete in a head-to-head contest for evolutionary dominance, offer the first glimpse of how individual genetic-level adaptations play out as Darwinian natural selection in large populations. The results appear in the May 19 issue of Molecular Cell.

And they said it couldn't be done...

Read the rest of the Rice University news release here.


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