Biologists often claim that coevolutionary interactions, as with bees and flowers, can alter the fitness landscape to drive evolutionary changes.
“The phrase is said to have originated with Thomas Hobson (1544–1631), who offered customers the choice of either taking the horse in his stall nearest to the door or taking none at all.”
It looks like 2017 could become some kind of genuine annus horribilis for the established scientific consensus on human evolution.
I drove up to Wyoming last month to photograph the eclipse. It was my first totality. Very cool.
Lee Spetner says of convergent evolution that it explains nothing but is simply a case of “giving a name to our ignorance.”