Intelligently designing the fitness landscape to make natural selection look right


Article reads: “The most exciting implication of our work is that it raises the possibility that organisms could leap across fitness valleys and reach a higher-fitness state by acquiring multiple mutations simultaneously,” Schrider said.

Such non-idenpendent mutations are unlikely to be random because of the implied teleology.

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